AMERICAN ROVER is a local to Norfolk. Since 1986, she has operated for Rover Cruises, conducting day sails along the Elizabeth River. Tens of thousands of students from across Virginia and guests from out town have enjoyed our local waterways from her deck.
Andrea Doria - On 25 July 1956, while she was approaching the coast of Nantucket, MA, bound for New York City, the eastbound MS Stockholm of the Swedish American Line collided with it. This would become one of history's most infamous maritime disasters. Struck in the side, the top-heavy Andrea Doria immediately started to list severely to starboard, which left half of its lifeboats unusable.
Photo Loïc BAILLIARD / Association Hermione Lafayette source Hermione On April 17, Hermione left the Charente estuary and the harbor of the island of Aix for a great trip to America. A month and a half later, the replica of the frigate La Fayette is about to open a new page of a human adventure, cultural and maritime committed there over 20 years.