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Wreckage Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 59 pictures in our Wreckage collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


USS Maine, 1911 Featured Print

USS Maine, 1911

USS Maine, 1911. The USS Maine, a pre-dreadnought battleship, exploded and sank in Havana harbour, Cuba, on 15 February 1898, with the loss of 274 of her crew. The ship had been deployed to Cuba to protect American interests during a popular uprising against Spanish colonial rule on the island. Popular opinion in the United States was outraged by the sinking, which was blamed on a Spanish mine. A cofferdam was built around the wreck and water was pumped out, exposing the wreck by late 1911 to allow a second court of inquiry to inspect the damage and ascertain a cause for the sinking.The intact portion of the hull of the Maine was eventually refloated and ceremoniously scuttled at sea on 16 March 1912

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Scene of the Terrible Railway Disaster at Salisbury, 1906 Featured Print

Scene of the Terrible Railway Disaster at Salisbury, 1906

Scene of the Terrible Railway Disaster at Salisbury, 1906. The Salisbury rail crash of 1 July 1906, occurred when a London and South Western Railway boat train from Plymouth's Friary railway station to London Waterloo station failed to navigate a very sharp curve at the eastern end of Salisbury railway station. This resulted in the train been completely derailed, smashing into a milk train and a light engine and ultimately killing 28 people. From The Tatler Volume 21 [The Tatler, London, 1906]

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The Tay Bridge disaster, Scotland, 28th December 1879 (1951) Featured Print

The Tay Bridge disaster, Scotland, 28th December 1879 (1951)

The Tay Bridge disaster, Scotland, 28th December 1879 (1951). Designed by the engineer Thomas Bouch and completed in 1878, the Tay Bridge was just under two miles in length and was considered the longest bridge in the world. However, it proved lacking in stability against wind loadings. On 28 December 1879, as the Edinburgh to Dundee train was crossing the bridge during strong gales, the structure collapsed, killing all 75 passengers. A print from 100 Years in Pictures, A panorama of History in the Making, text by DC Somervell, Odhams press Limited, London, 1951

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