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Capture of the French Castor by HMS Carysfort - a rate similar to Southampton

French Cruiser Gloire

French cruiser Gloire in dazzle camouflage. Unlike much of the French fleet she was not scuttled when Vichy was invaded by the Germans in late and joined the allies, participating in the Anzio landings in She served on after into the

The Battle of the Nile. An engraved print showing a tightly packed line of 13 warships flying the French flag. The ships are firing on eight ships flying the British flag that are steadily approaching them from the right of the picture.

The Battle of the Nile began on this day in maritime history, 1 August The battle, also known as the Battle of Aboukir Bay, saw the British Royal Navy under Horatio Nelson prevail over the Navy of the French Republic in battle that concluded on 3 August.

El SMS Jaguar fue comisionado en 1899, saliendo de Kiel hacia el Pacífico el primero de Junio, llegando al archipiélago de las Bismarck a mediados de Septiembre. Estuvo presente en la zona durante la rebelión boxer, pero no he encontrado constancia de que el buque entrase en combate.,, Más en www.elgrancapitan.org

El SMS Jaguar fue comisionado en 1899, saliendo de Kiel hacia el Pacífico el primero de Junio, llegando al archipiélago de las Bismarck a mediados de Septiembre. Estuvo presente en la zona durante la rebelión boxer, pero no he encontrado constancia de que el buque entrase en combate.,, Más en www.elgrancapitan.org

18th century engraving of Gravesend. Gravesend, Kent is the port at the mouth of the Thames. It was the point of debarkation for passengers and cargo and it was here that one could take a ship for a sea voyage.

century engraving of Gravesend. Gravesend, Kent is the port at the mouth of the Thames. It was the point of debarkation for passengers and cargo and it was here that one could take a ship for a sea voyage.

HMS Pathfinder was the lead ship of the Pathfinder class scout cruisers, and was the first ship ever to be sunk by a torpedo fired by submarine (the American Civil War ship USS Housatonic had been sunk by a spar torpedo).

Dawlish Chronicles : The loss of HMS Aboukir, Cressy and Hogue, Septemb.

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According to the World Health Organization Ecuador’s healthcare system is ranked 6th in the world. #Medicaltreatment in #Ecuador is available at extremely low costs. You have to pay only 7-15% of costs in the U.S. for a quality medical treatment in Ecuador. For more information about Ecuador as a #medicaltourism destination visit: http://www.medhalt.com/blog/are-you-looking-medical-trip-ecuador #savings #costeffective

Whenever I sea ships with sails it conjures up Horatio Hornblower for me.  #TheCopia #beyondthebook

Whenever I sea ships with sails it conjures up Horatio Hornblower for me.

Russian navy gromoboi 1901

Vintage photographs of battleships, battlecruisers and cruisers.: Imperial Russian Navy armoured cruiser Gromoboi during her 1901 visit to Australia.

A Royal Navy Purser checking his volumes. Taken from "The Purser" by Thomas Rowlandson, c.

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A model of HMS Arrow, a flat iron gunboat of the Royal Navy, built in 1871

Dawlish Chronicles : The Mutiny on De Zeven Provinciën (1933)

Dawlish Chronicles : The Mutiny on De Zeven Provinciën

Gromoboi (ca. was an armoured cruiser of the Russian fleet that took part in the Russo-Japanese War and WWI. Petersburg under the improved project of the cruiser “Russia”. Its construction began in the cruiser was put into service in

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