From Sail to Steam (1870-1900)

From Sail to Steam (1870-1900)

Careenages in Syros island. Careenages in Syros island. The 216-ton brig TRIS ADELFI of the Goulandris family, constructed in Syros island in 1869. Hermoupolis, Syros island in the early 1880s. The island of Ithaca in the mid-1870s. The 1879-built steamship ARGOLIS,...
Steamships Prevail (1901-1911)

Steamships Prevail (1901-1911)

The island of Andros, early 20th century. The port of Argostoli, Kefallonia, early 20th century. The island of Syros, early 20th century. The island of Ithaca, early 20th century. The port of Piraeus, early 20th century. A steamship under repair at Neorion shipyard,...
Shipping in Wartime (1912-1918)

Shipping in Wartime (1912-1918)

The paddle steamer ARKADION of the Hellenic Steamship Co., played an important role during the Cretan Revolt of 1866. The 1887-built passenger ship IONIA, took part in operations during the Greek-Turkish War of 1897. . Title of ten shares of the Michalinos Maritime &...
From a War to a Crisis (1919-1929)

From a War to a Crisis (1919-1929)

Cover of the French issue Le Journal des Hellènes depicting the new map of Greece at the end of the second decade of the 20th century. Postcard of the inner port of Smyrna. Postcard of the inner port of Smyrna. The 1891-built steamship DEMETRIOS INGLESSIS, acquired in...
From a Crisis to a War (1930-1939)

From a Crisis to a War (1930-1939)

The 1914-built Greek steamship ARIS, owned by Michael M. Xylas, was shelled and sunk on 12 October 1939 by U 37. The 1914-built Greek steamship ARIS, owned by Michael M. Xylas, was shelled and sunk on 12 October 1939 by U 37. The 1918-built Greek steamship GALAXIAS,...
Decimation of the Fleet (1940-1945)

Decimation of the Fleet (1940-1945)

The 1918-built Greek steamship ANTONIOS CHANDRIS, owned by John D. Chandris, captured and sunk on 8 September 1940 by a German auxiliary cruiser. The 1914-built Greek steamship ARIS, owned by Michael M. Xylas, was shelled and sunk on 12 October 1939 by U 37. The...