Al Zubara Fort – The historic Qatari military fortress in Al Shamal

The Fort was originally built by Sheikh Abdullah bin Jassim Al Thani in 1938 to serve as a Coast Guard station. It was later renovated into a museum Advertisements

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SS America – The American Star rests in Fuerteventura

An ocean liner built in 1940 for the United States Lines and designed by the noted American naval architect William Francis Gibbs. She carried many names in the 54 years between her construction and her 1994 wreck: SS America (three different times), troop transport USS West Point, SS Australis, Italis, Noga, Alferdoss, and American Star. In October […]