Russian Submarines of WW1
About 8 classes, approx. 60 boats 1903-1916 A long gestation, started in 1853 The story of submarines with Russia startedRead more.
Charles Martel class Battleships
France (1891-95) Brennus, Charles Martel, Jauréguiberry, Carnot, Masséna, Bouvet “A navy of prototypes” Prior to 1890, France, still Britain’s mainRead more.
Chengdu Type 065 class frigates
Chinese PLAN (1955) Chengdu, Guiyang, Gulin, Kunming The Green Tea “Riga” The 1956′ Chengdu class can be summup as theRead more.
The Danish Navy in WW1
The Danes mustered a small but coherent fleet in WW1, fit to enforce neutrality and sovereignty over not only theRead more.
Otranto Strait Battle (May, 15, 1917)
Forcing the Barrage The famous Barrage of Otranto (Authors’ map) The strait of Otranto, between Corfu and Brindisi, which isRead more.
Omaha class cruisers
USA (1920-24) USS Omaha, 9 others The new kids on the block The Omaha were the first American cruisers afterRead more.
Protected Cruiser Piemonte (1888)
Italy (1888) A quite powerful Italian protected cruiser Piemonte was designed at the request of the Italian government, which wantedRead more.
Tenryū class cruisers
Japan, 1918. Tenryu, Tatsuta First light cruisers of the IJN The 天龍型軽巡洋艦 Tenryū-gata keijun’yōkan or Tenryū class has been theRead more.
General Admiral class armoured cruisers (1875)
General-Admiral, Gerzog Edinburgski The first armoured cruisers ? This pair of Russian Imperial ships are considered by John Francis BeelerRead more.
Siegfried class battleships (1889)
Germany (1889) Siegfried, Beowulf, Frithjof, Heimdall, Hildebrand, Hagen, Odin, ägir A first step for a young navy The Siegfried classRead more.