Statistics for Famous Ships

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  • The average score is 7 of 24

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HintAnswer% Correct
Fluyt, carried pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620Mayflower
96%
Carried naturalist Charles Darwin on a voyage of scientific discovery in 1831HMS Beagle
70%
Large passenger liner sunk in the North Atlantic by U-Boat in 1915RMS Lusitania
68%
The crew of this ship mutinied in 1789 before sailing to Pitcairn IslandHMS Bounty
67%
Galleon of Sir Francis Drake, completed a circumnavigation in 1580Golden Hind
54%
Balsa wood raft, sailed across the Pacific in 1947 by Thor HeyerdahlKon Tiki
48%
Speedy tea clipper built in 1869, now a museum in Greenwich, LondonCutty Sark
40%
Barque used on the first of Captain Cook's voyages of discovery, 1768-1771HMS Endeavour
40%
Flagship of Admiral Nelson, launched in 1765, oldest still-commissioned warship in the worldHMS Victory
38%
US Battleship, sank in Havana harbour in 1898, precipitating the Spanish-American WarUSS Maine
36%
US brigantine, mysteriously found floating abandoned off the Azores in 1872Mary Celeste
31%
War carrack of King Henry VIII, sank during the Battle of the Solent, 1545Mary Rose
27%
First Union ironclad warship, nicknamed the "Yankee Cheesebox," delivered in 1862USS Monitor
25%
Carried Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton on a mission to the Antarctic 1901-1904RRS Discovery
16%
First iron steamer to cross the Atlantic in 1845. Designed by Brunel, now a museum in Bristol (UK)SS Great Britain
15%
Sailed with Franklin (above.) Both ships lost - found in 2016 near King William Island, NunavutHMS Terror
12%
French frigate, wrecked off Africa in 1816, survivors cast adrift on a raft, painted by GericaultMeduse
12%
Shackleton's ship for his 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic ExpeditionEndurance
10%
Departed England in 1845 under Sir John Franklin in search of the North West PassageHMS Erebus
9%
Original name of Drake's ship (above) until re-named mid-voyage in 1578Pelican
7%
Bronze-Age craft, constructed circa 1550 BC, named for place found in the English ChannelDover Boat
6%
Name of the state barge of the Doges of Venice from 1311-1798Bucentaur
3%
Solar barge, built around 2500 BC for the funeral of an Egyptian PharaohKhufu Ship
2%
Viking Longship, built circa 320 AD, found in a Danish bogNydam Ship
2%

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