Stoltenberg Art Initiative

We are pleased to announce the pilot program for the Stoltenberg Art Initiative – thanks to a donation […]




Immigration and Disease

SCIENCE – Steamship companies had to inspect their passengers for diseases. Before leaving the port, the companies had […]


Navigation Equipment

TECHNOLOGY – Read the chapters below on navigation equipment like the Sextant and Compass from John Favill’s Primer of […]


Marine Engineering

ENGINEERING – In the 19th century, marine engineering applied steam power to the propulsion of ships. In 1786, […]