A passenger of the sinking SS Tararua tries to get help; a freighter takes on the German ship, Orion.
In 1912 the Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic.
In 1600 the Spanish vessel San Diego sinks off the Philippine coast.
In 1915 a German submarine attacks the British ocean liner HMS Lusitania off the coast of Ireland.
Survivors tell the sad story of the sinking of the SS Elingamite.
Underwater researchers explore the 1975 disappearance of the ship and its crew in Lake Superior.
New Zealand's worst maritime disaster, the sinking of the Orpheus.
After a New Zealand ferry slams into Barrett's Reef, limited visibility hampers rescue efforts.
A double tragedy in Timaru Harbour in 1882; one man's heroism saves a crew.
In 1951 the captain of the Flying Enterprise stays with his hurricane-damaged ship for 13 days in an effort to get it safely to port.
The owner of a luxury schooner claims insurance from Lloyds of London; the mysterious disappearance of coaster Holmgren.
Photos and interviews with survivors depict the 1965 fire aboard a luxury liner.
Locals save the crew of the Delaware; divers raise eight tons of gold from the Niagara.
Rare footage and archival photos illustrate the rescue of survivors after a submarine accident.
Enraged Maoris burn the Boyd, a convict ship.
Archival photos and survivor interviews illustrate the 1956 collision between two ocean liners.