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Imagine looking out to the horizon and seeing a flotilla of battleships coming into view. This happened in 1917 on […]Read More
The September 1932 hurricane wreaked havoc on the maritime industry in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Boat owners […]Read More
The Karlsruhe was launched in 1927 and carried 635 men including 30 officers. Photo Source: U.S. Naval History & Heritage […]Read More
During the 1920s, the schooner, Zurah was captained by the beloved Samuel Sewer. His vessel was an important link in the inter-island trade. When repairs were needed, […]Read More
The Schooner, Gaviota Today marks the 95th anniversary of the hauling of the ill-fated schooner, Gaviota at the Creque Marine Railway. This beautiful, three-masted, trading […]Read More
The Meteor Today marks the 96th anniversary of the arrival of the vessel, Meteor, at the Creque Marine Railway. Sailing over one hundred miles, […]Read More
alt=”Sailing around the world! Captain Harry Pidgeon of the ISLANDER visits St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands ~ 1937 By Valerie […]Read More
During the summer of 1912, many seasonal sugarcane laborers from the British Virgin Islands, working in the Dominican Republic, returned […]Read More
Our ancestors purchased many of their properties at auctions! They bought Cane Garden Bay, Carrot Bay, a portion of Peter Island and Norman Island in the […]Read More
Ever wonder what the inter-island sloops were transporting below in their holds? Some may think it contraband and many times […]Read More
Many generations of our family have loved touring the vessels that anchored off St Thomas. ⚓ Watching movies on the Carla […]Read More
When I first saw this faded photograph of an ocean liner, I thought I would never know her identity. 📷 Like most of […]Read More
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