Texas Maritime Museum

The Black Cloud Sidewheel Steamboat

Black Cloud Steamboat

The Black Cloud sidewheel steamboat, constructed in 1864 in Orange, Texas, was a notable vessel on the Trinity River. At 129 feet long, with a 4 foot draught, and 33 […]

The Nocturnal, an Antique Navigational Tool

Nocturnal Navigational Tool | An Antique Tool Used In Navigation

The Nocturnal, an Antique Navigational Tool Similar to an astrolabe or a sundial clock, this nocturnal navigational tool, recovered from the wreck of the La Belle in 1996, was one […]

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