The final piece of the flight deck of the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was lifted into place at HII Newport News, July 10. Kennedy is on schedule to be launched in late 2019. [1280×854]

The final piece of the flight deck of the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was lifted into place at HII Newport News, July 10. Kennedy is on schedule to be launched in late 2019. [1280×854]

Meet the brand new 95m yacht ‘Madsummer’, just launched by Lürssen. It was built for US billionaire Jeffrey Soffer at an estimated cost of USD180 000 000.

Meet the brand new 95m yacht ‘Madsummer’, just launched by Lürssen. It was built for US billionaire Jeffrey Soffer at an estimated cost of USD180 000 000.

R/V MANTA, launched January 15, 2008 , Bellingham, Washington / high-speed Teknicraft catamaran for research and monitoring activities in the waters of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. [900×675]

R/V MANTA, launched January 15, 2008 , Bellingham, Washington / high-speed Teknicraft catamaran for research and monitoring activities in the waters of the northwestern Gulf of Mexico. [900×675]

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

NS SAVANNAH in drydock at Sparrows Point Shipyard, Maryland, 1994 / Launched 1959, In service from 1962 to 1972 / First of only four nuclear-powered cargo ships ever built. [1600×1082]

Cunard steamship RMS CARPATHIA in Dry Dock 4 at Erie Basin, Brooklyn, New York, 1913. Launched in 1902 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. In April 1912 she rescued 705 passengers in lifeboats from the RMS TITANIC. Converted to troop transport for WWI, sunk by German U-boat July 17, 1918. [1899×2230]

Cunard steamship RMS CARPATHIA in Dry Dock 4 at Erie Basin, Brooklyn, New York, 1913. Launched in 1902 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. In April 1912 she rescued 705 passengers in lifeboats from the RMS TITANIC. Converted to troop transport… Continue Reading

Turbine Steam Ship MANXMAN at Pallion Shipyard, Sunderland, 2010 / launched in 1955 from the Cammell Laird shipyard, Birkenhead / served the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, retired in 1982, scrapped in 2012. [1024×683]

Turbine Steam Ship MANXMAN at Pallion Shipyard, Sunderland, 2010 / launched in 1955 from the Cammell Laird shipyard, Birkenhead / served the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, retired in 1982, scrapped in 2012. [1024×683]

HMS Greyhound with launch party. Launched at Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 6 October 1900. HMS Greyhound was a C-class destroyer, taking part in anti-submarine and counter-mining operations during the First World War. [839 × 1100]

HMS Greyhound with launch party. Launched at Hebburn shipyard of Hawthorn Leslie on 6 October 1900. HMS Greyhound was a C-class destroyer, taking part in anti-submarine and counter-mining operations during the First World War. [839 × 1100]

SS DELPHINE in graving dock at Naval Rocha shipyard, Lisbon, Portugal / yacht commissioned by Horace Dodge, launched in 1921, still powered by original quadruple-expansion steam engines. [1200×900]

SS DELPHINE in graving dock at Naval Rocha shipyard, Lisbon, Portugal / yacht commissioned by Horace Dodge, launched in 1921, still powered by original quadruple-expansion steam engines. [1200×900]