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1 Down Under
Let's investigate some ships that went down under Down Under - shipwrecks along the coast of Australia.
Average
10 Q
looney_tunes
Feb 12 10
324 plays
2 Shipwrecks, Ghostships & Maritime Mishaps
Water covers the majority of the earth. Ships afloat in these waters wreck, sink and/or go missing frequently. Sometimes the reasons are known and sometimes they are not. This quiz is on some of the more bizarre and infamous of these events.
Tough
15 Q
dcpddc478
Dec 29 09
369 plays
3 SS Sultana - Tragedy on the River
This quiz is on the steamship Sultana. It was a riverboat that exploded and sank with many people losing their lives. It became a question of sabotage because it was carrying Union soldiers from the war.
Average
10 Q
titanic97
Apr 29 07
330 plays
4 Famous Sunken Ships of the 20th Century
This quiz is all about sunken ships of the 20th century. Many you have heard of before, but there are others that may be of interest to you. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
titanic97
Mar 16 07
711 plays
5 Atlantic Shipwrecks
The North Atlantic, or "The Pond" is one of the most travelled and most dangerous waterways in the world. From bad navigation to collisions, many ships have met an untimely end. "Iceberg right ahead" and let's go!
Average
10 Q
Marcuspug
Dec 15 11
231 plays
6 Maritime Disasters
I will give clues describing the disaster, you name the ship.
Average
10 Q
Pick61
Oct 14 12
420 plays
7 Quick Tips Sunk Ships
Instead of some lengthy dialogue, I'll say a few words, and you can decide which famous ship sinking best fits the description.
Average
10 Q
Marcuspug
Jan 01 12
327 plays
8 Lost At Sea
Disasters and mysteries of the seven seas.
Difficult
10 Q
darksplash
Dec 31 07
564 plays
9 Lost At Sea II: More Fateful Voyages
In this sequel to the original 'Lost At Sea' quiz, we look at more mysteries and disasters from around the Seven Seas.
Difficult
10 Q
darksplash
Feb 06 08
348 plays
10 Lost At Sea: Famous Maritime Disasters
As long as humans have sailed the seas, shipwrecks have been a immense source of tragedy, hardship, survival, and in a few cases, a small victory over the forces of nature and man. This quiz is about ten of those shipwrecks. Enjoy.
Difficult
10 Q
FearlessFreep
Aug 28 11
270 plays
11 That Sinking Feeling
A quiz about some of the world's most notable vessels that have sunk.
Average
10 Q
emmco
May 30 10
291 plays
12 Disasters at Sea
This quiz covers a little of the 'who and what' of some famous and less famous maritime disasters.
Tough
10 Q
Jayman0755
Jun 09 05
537 plays
13 Shipwreck!
Major shipwrecks of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Tough
10 Q
thorin4th
Feb 07 01
1122 plays
14 Lost At Sea III: The Great Lakes
It is estimated that the hulks of over 6,000 ships litter the bottom of the Great Lakes. From La Salle's Le Griffon in 1679 to the Edmund Fitzgerald in 1975. The lakes have taken an enormous toll in ships--and lives. This quiz is about ten of them. Enjoy
Tough
10 Q
FearlessFreep
Dec 22 11
141 plays
15 20th Century Ships #1
So You Know Your 20th Century Ships? Mainly 20th century stuff here folks, especially WW2 and Ocean Disasters. Get into it if you think you know your ships.
Tough
10 Q
Chargerboy
May 16 02
1188 plays
16 Lost At Sea II: More Maritime Disasters
Originally when I planned to create this quiz, it was going to focus on the USS Indianapolis, but since there was one already done about that vessel, I decided to do a sequel to my first quiz. Enjoy.
Very Difficult
10 Q
FearlessFreep
Dec 09 11
255 plays
17 Disaster at Sea
You may have heard of some of these but do you really remember?
Tough
10 Q
blakey
Nov 09 03
1122 plays
18 Shipwrecks Throughout History
Here was some questions on some of history's famous shipwrecks. This quiz is for my brother for all his encouragement. Thanks!
Difficult
5 Q
LindaC007
Oct 18 01
735 plays
19 20th Century Ships #2
Again, famous ships of the past - with a WWII flavor.
Difficult
10 Q
chargerboy
Jul 03 02
822 plays
20 Ship Disasters
The first twenty questions are about ten actual ship disasters and consists of two questions on each ship. The last five are about fictitious ships and their captains. Remember, the captain isn't always right, but he's always the captain!
Difficult
25 Q
coastie54
May 04 04
576 plays
This is category 15535
Last Updated Mar 27 13 7:13 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Sister ship to the Titanic, she was sunk in the Aegean during World War I.
* This luxury cruise ship burned off the coast of New Jersey in 1934. 134 people died within sight of land.
* The sinking of this Great Lakes ore freighter in the mid-1970's, became the subject of a ballad by Gordon Lightfoot.
* In 1918, this US Navy collier disappeared without a trace, one of the first 'victims' of the alleged Bermuda Triangle.
* The War Between the States had ended scant days before this Mississippi River steamboat exploded.


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