The average salary for cruise line captains was $153,379 as of 2012, which was a 22.8 percent jump from the previous year. By comparison, captains of container and bulk carrier ships made around $110,981 per year. More »

In J. M. Barrie's famous book "Peter Pan," Captain Hook sailed a brig known as the Jolly Roger. Barrie described it as the "cannibal of the seas" and implied that the ship, while fast and sound, was filthy and unkempt. More »

Captain Cook's ship was the H.M.S. Endeavor. She was a flat-bottomed and solidly built ship that was the first European vessel to make landfall in Australia. More »

Owned by the Italian cruise line Costa Crociere, the Costa Serena cruise ship is a sister ship to Costa Concordia, Costa Pacifica and Costa Favolosa. It is a member of the Concordia-class of ships and had her inaugural s... More »

As of December 2014, the average salary of a disk jockey, or DJ, is approximately $31,513 a year, as reported by Payscale, a website that tracks salaries for various professions. A DJ's salary can vary from $16,742 to $6... More »

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A five-figure salary has five numeric figures, ranging from $10,000 to $99,999 a year. Most of the world's full-time earners in developed countries are in the five-figure salary range. More »

Depending on the position, an employee of a cruise ship can make between $800 and $8,000 per month, plus tips, as of 2014. Workers also receive a room, food and entertainment while on the ship as part of their compensati... More »