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HMS Pathfinder (1904)

HMS Pathfinder was the lead ship of her class of two British scout cruisers, and was the first ship ever to be sunk by a self-propelled torpedo fired by submarine. She was built by Cammell Laird, Birkenhead, launched on 16 July 1904, and commissi ...

HMS Recruit (1896)

HMS Recruit was a Clydebank three-funnel, 30-knot destroyer ordered by the Royal Navy under the 1895–1896 Naval Estimates. She was the fifth ship to carry this name since it was introduced in 1806 for an 18-gun brig-sloop, sold in 1822.

HMS Redbreast (1915)

HMS Redbreast was a passenger/cargo ship requisitioned by the British Government during World War I, and used as a messager ship and antisubmarine Q-ship. She was torpedoed and sunk by the Imperial German Navy submarine UC-38 in the Aegean Sea on ...

HMT Royal Edward

RMS Royal Edward was a passenger ship belonging to the Canadian Northern Steamship Company that was sunk during the First World War with a large loss of life while transporting Commonwealth troops. She was launched in 1907 as RMS Cairo for a Brit ...

SS Sagamore

SS Sagamore was the only British built whaleback freighter. She was built in 1893, in Sunderland, England by the William Doxford & Sons shipyard, she was built under license from Scottish-American Captain Alexander McDougall.

HMS Scott (1917)

HMS Scott was the lead ship of her class of flotilla leaders for the V- and W-class destroyers built during the First World War, and the class would unofficially be named after her. Completed in 1918, the ship was assigned to the Harwich Force an ...

HMS Triumph (1903)

HMS Triumph, originally known as Libertad, was the second of the two Swiftsure -class pre-dreadnought battleships of the Royal Navy. The ship was ordered by the Chilean Navy, but she was purchased by the United Kingdom as part of ending the Argen ...

SS Trondhjemsfjord (1911)

Trondhjemsfjord was a cargo passenger steamship built in 1911 by the Northumberland Shipbuilding Co of Newcastle for Furness, Withy & Co of West Hartlepool. The ship was sold shortly thereafter to the Norwegian America Line to run on their route ...

SS Tubantia

SS Tubantia was an ocean liner for Royal Holland Lloyd built in 1913 by Alexander Stephen and Sons of Glasgow. She was built as a fast mail and passenger steamer for service between the Netherlands and South America. Tubantia was a sister ship of ...

SS Tuscania (1914)

SS Tuscania was a luxury liner of the Cunard Line subsidiary Anchor Line, named after Tuscania, Italy. In 1918 the ship was torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat UB-77 while transporting American troops to Europe with the loss of 210 lives.

SS Vaderland (1900)

SS Vaderland was an ocean liner launched in July 1900 for the Red Star Line service between Antwerp and New York. During her passenger career, the ship initially sailed under British registry, but was re-registered in Antwerp in 1903. Vaderland w ...

SS Wacousta

Wacousta was a steam cargo ship built in 1908 by the Archibald McMillan & Son of Dumbarton for the Wacousta Dampskibskompani, originally managed by Peter Anton Gron of Sandefjord, and subsequently transferred to Christensen & Stenseth in March 19 ...

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park is a historic American Civil War battlefield and national historic district located near New Market, Shenandoah County, Virginia. The district encompasses the site of the Battle of New Market, a battle ...

Execution at Powazkowska Street

The execution at Powazkowska Street - a mass murder of 22 Warsaw residents of Powazki by the Germans on 1 August 1944. This execution, which claimed the lives of men living in a house at 41 Powazkowska Street, was one of the first German crimes c ...

Massacre at 111 Marszalkowska Street in Warsaw

The massacre at 111 Marszalkowska Street - a crime against the civilian population of Warsaw committed by the Germans during the Warsaw Uprising. On August 3, 1944, next to the "Pod Swiatelkami" tavern, the crew of a German armoured car shot abou ...

Massacre at Bracka Street in Warsaw

Massacre on Bracka Street - a series of murders, arson and other serious violations of the wartime law committed by soldiers of the German Wehrmacht during attempts to unblock the section of Jerozolimskie Avenue held by the insurgents in Warsaw. ...

Massacre in the Jesuit monastery on Rakowiecka Street in Warsaw

Massacre in the Jesuit monastery on Rakowiecka Street in Warsaw was a Nazi war crime perpetrated by members of the Waffen-SS on the second day of Warsaw Uprising, during Second World War. On 2 August 1944 about 40 Poles were murdered and their bo ...

Massacre in the Mokotow prison

The Massacre in the Mokotow prison - mass murder of residents of the Mokotow prison in Warsaw by the Germans on the second day of the Warsaw Uprising. On August 2, 1944, soldiers of the Waffen-SS - SS-Pz. Gren. Ausb und Ers. Btl. 3 shot about 600 ...

Prison in Stauferkaserne barracks

Stauferkaserne prison - a provisional prison, and at the same time a gathering point for expelled Warsaw residents, established by the Germans during the first days of the Warsaw Uprising on the grounds of the SS-Stauferkaserne barracks at 4 Rako ...

Suppression of Mokotow

Suppression of Mokotow - a wave of mass murders, looting, arson and rapes that swept through the Warsaw district of Mokotow during the Warsaw Uprising in 1944. Crimes against prisoners of war and civilians of the district were committed by the Ge ...

Verbrennungskommando Warschau

Verbrennungskommando Warschau was a slave labour unit formed by the SS following the Wola massacre of around 40.000 to 50.000 Polish civilians by the Germans in the early days of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944. The Verbrennungskommando goal was to r ...

Hill 400, Bergstein

Hill 400 is the name given by Allied forces during World War II to a 400.8 metres high hill located 1 kilometre east of the centre of Bergstein, a village in the Eifel region of Germany. The hill which in medieval times was a castle Berenstein as ...

Lorraine campaign

The Lorraine campaign was the operations of the U.S. Third Army in Lorraine during World War II from September 1 through December 18, 1944. Official U.S. Army campaign names for this period and location are Northern France and Rhineland. The term ...

Solar eclipse of September 5, 1793

An annular solar eclipse occurred on September 5, 1793. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs ...

Solar eclipse of February 5, 2046

An annular solar eclipse will occur on February 5, 2046. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs when t ...

Solar eclipse of July 22, 2047

A partial solar eclipse will occur on July 22, 2047. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the pola ...

Solar eclipse of March 10, 2100

An annular solar eclipse will occur on March 10, 2100. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. An annular solar eclipse occurs when the ...

Solar eclipse of September 4, 2100

A total solar eclipse is forecast to occur on September 4, 2100. It will be the last solar eclipse of the 21st century. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Su ...

Solar eclipse of June 3, 2114

There will be a total solar eclipse on June 3, 2114. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon ...

Solar eclipse of September 26, 2117

A total solar eclipse will occur on September 26, 2117. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the M ...

Solar eclipse of October 16, 2126

A total solar eclipse will occur on October 16, 2126. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moo ...

Solar eclipse of June 25, 2150

A total solar eclipse will occur on June 25, 2150. It will be the longest total eclipse since the 11th century. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a ...

Solar eclipse of July 5, 2168

A total solar eclipse will occur on July 5, 2168. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moons a ...

Solar eclipse of July 7, 2195

A partial solar eclipse will occur on July 7, 2195. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar ...

2012 Venus Jupiter Mercury conjunction

The 2012 Venus–Jupiter–Mercury conjunction, was an astronomical conjunction that occurred on February 25, 2012 between the Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter, forming a triple conjunction. It was globally observed in the western sky soon after sunset. M ...

Symbiotic nova

Symbiotic novae are slow irregular eruptive variable stars with very slow nova-like outbursts with an amplitude of between 9 and 11 magnitudes. The symbiotic nova remains at maximum for one or a few decades, and then declines towards its original ...

Makian

Makian, known to local people as Mount Kie Besi, is a volcanic island, one of the Maluku Islands within the province of North Maluku in Indonesia. It lies near the southern end of a chain of volcanic islands off the western coast of the provinces ...

Cosiguina

Cosiguina is a stratovolcano located in the western part of Nicaragua. It forms a large peninsula extending into the Gulf of Fonseca. The summit is truncated by a large caldera, 2 x 2.4 km in diameter and 500 m deep, holding a substantial crater ...

Galunggung

Mount Galunggung is an active stratovolcano in West Java, Indonesia, around 80 km southeast of the West Java provincial capital, Bandung to the east of the West Java town of Tasikmalaya). Mount Galunggung is part of the Sunda Arc extending throug ...

Hekla

Hekla), or Hecla, is a stratovolcano in the south of Iceland with a height of 1.491 m. Hekla is one of Icelands most active volcanoes, over 20 eruptions have occurred in and around the volcano since 874. During the Middle Ages, Europeans called t ...

Mount Colo

Colo is a stratovolcano in Indonesia. It forms the small island of Una-Una at the middle of the Gulf of Tomini, the northern part of Sulawesi. The volcano is broad and has a low profile with only 507 metres above the sea level. It contains a 2 ki ...

Shiveluch

Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano in Kamchatka Krai, Russia. It, and Karymsky are Kamchatkas largest, and most active and most continuous erupting volcanoes.

Cerro Azul (Chile volcano)

Cerro Azul, sometimes referred to as Quizapu, is an active stratovolcano in the Maule Region of central Chile, immediately south of Descabezado Grande. Part of the South Volcanic Zone of the Andes, its summit is 3.788 meters above sea level, and ...

Bezymianny

Bezymianny is an active stratovolcano in Kamchatka, Russia. Bezymianny volcano had been considered extinct until 1955. Activity started in 1955, culminating in a dramatic eruption on 30 March 1956. This eruption, similar to that of Mount St. Hele ...

Doña Juana

Doña Juana is a stratovolcano, located within the Doña Juana-Cascabel Volcanic Complex National Natural Park in Nariño, Colombia. With the previous eruption of VEI 4, doña Juana is rated as a "large" volcano "catastrophic" killing power. During i ...

El Chichon

El Chichon, also known as Chichonal, is an active volcano in Francisco Leon, north-western Chiapas, Mexico. El Chichon is part of a geologic zone known as the Chiapanecan Volcanic Arc. El Chichon is a complex of domes with a tuff ring, made of ej ...

Mount Hudson

Mount Hudson is a stratovolcano in southern Chile, and the site of one of the largest eruptions in the twentieth century. The mountain itself is covered by a glacier. There is a caldera at the summit from an ancient eruption, modern volcanic acti ...

Katla (volcano)

Katla) is a large volcano in southern Iceland. It is very active, twenty eruptions have been documented between 930 and 1918, at intervals of 20–90 years. It has not erupted violently for 102 years, although there may have been small eruptions th ...

Kharimkotan

Kharimkotan, Japanese 春牟古丹島, Harimukotan-tō, alternatively Harumukotan-tō or 加林古丹島, Karinkotan-tō) is an uninhabited volcanic island located 13 km from Onekotan near the northern end of the Kuril Islands chain in the Sea of Okhotsk in t ...

Ksudach

Ksudach is a stratovolcano in southern Kamchatka, Russia. The last eruption of Ksudach was in March 1907, on or around the 28, which was one of the largest ever recorded in Kamchatka, with a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 5 and a volume of ejected ...