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July 10, 2017

On the morning of February 3, a little before noon, the wireless station at Cape Hatteras, NC overheard a frantic transmission from the Kentucky. The message began with SOS, the international signal for help.  It was followed by: “We are sinking. Our latitude is 32:10...

June 22, 2017

Story of the S.S. Kentucky, the first American ship to use the SOS distress signal in a Titanic-style disaster. And just like with the sinking of the Titanic, the calamity was predicted in advance by a mother who had a premonition of disaster

June 13, 2017

The story of Theodore Haubner and the Arapahoe, the first American ship to be rescued at sea by a SOS wireless distress call.