Maritime history is the study of human interaction with and activity at sea. It covers a broad thematic element of history that often uses a global approach, although national and regional histories remain predominant. As an academic subject, it often crosses the boundaries of standard disciplines …
The Clipper Ship "Flying Cloud" off the Needles, Isle of Wight, on the southern English coast. Painting by James E. Buttersworth.
Indigenous Americans making a dugout canoe, a practice which they had done for centuries.
Maasilinna shipwreck from circa 1550 was discovered in 1985 and is now presented in Estonian Maritime Museum. This ship was used in the 16th century in the Baltic Sea.