Egan Maritime Institute

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

“Nantucket Lightship”

This film documents an important aid to navigation during the maritime era – the Lightships. In the years before today’s advanced navigational equipment, these lonely outposts guided sailors through the dangerous shoals surrounding Nantucket and Cape Cod.

“You’ve Got to Go Out”

The story of the rescue of the crew of the H.P. Kirkham in 1892 off the Rose and Crown shoal.

“Marshall: A Nantucket Sea Dog”

The story of a Newfoundland rescued from the W.F. Marshall in 1877 off the island’s south shore.

“Storm Journal”

Local interviews and live footage of Hurricane Bob and The No Name Storm, both of which battered Nantucket 22 years ago, in August and October, respectively.