The SS Great Eastern was the largest sailing ship ever built. She is shown here without masts at the breaker yard in England. She was built in 1857 and was by far the largest ship ever built at the time at 692ft and 18,000 tons. She bankrupt every company that owned her, just from maintenance. She was used to lay the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cables, and they are still in use today. The only time she made money was laying 6 more cables. She was used to defend Canada during the US Civil…

The SS Great Eastern was the largest sailing ship ever built. She is shown here without masts at the breaker yard in England. She was built in 1857 and was by far the largest ship ever built at the time at 692ft and 18,000 tons. She bankrupt every company that owned her, just from maintenance. She was used to lay the first trans-Atlantic telegraph cables, and they are still in use today. The only time she made money was laying 6 more cables. She was used to defend Canada during the US Civil…

The Queen Mary II and her captain.

Captain Poses For Epic Picture On Bow Of His Huge Ship

Hudson Bay Co. (1670), an iconic company The Hudson's Bay Company... abbreviated HBC, or "The Bay" is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores

Hudson Bay Co. (1670), an iconic company The Hudson's Bay Company... abbreviated HBC, or "The Bay" is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and one of the oldest in the world. A fur trading business for much of its existence, today Hudson's Bay Company owns and operates retail stores

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