España class Battleships (1912)
Spain Between the great war and civil war After the crushing defeats of 1898 in the hands of the USRead more.
HMS Ark Royal (1914)
United Kingdom (1914) Seaplane Carrier History’s first purpose-built seaplane carrier HMS Ark Royal is a famous name, as it wentRead more.
Montgomery class cruisers
USA (1891) Montgomery, Detroit, Marblehead. The Montgomery class were ordered in 1888 and commissioned in 1893-94. Of questionable military value,Read more.
Battle of Imbros (20 January 1918)
Turkish Ottoman Navy vs Royal Navy The end of the Ottoman fleet Before the Autro-Hungarian Navy was condemned to inactionRead more.
WW1 German Commerce Raiders
Germany, 15 ships (1914-18) The surface raiders The German Imperial Navy actions during WW1 were four-fold: The main navy (Hochseeflotte)Read more.
Protected Cruiser Unebi
Japan (1886) Unebi, the mystery cruiser In 1883, Japan was still reeling from the devastating Boshin war, but industrialisation andRead more.
WW1 French Submarines
Introduction As a matter of fact, submarines like aviation had many fathers. Although Clement Ader claimed to have “flown” hisRead more.
Svenska Marinen (WW1) [New Page]
The Swedish Navy at the eve of the Great War was the most powerful in Scandinavia, after the German ImperialRead more.
Jiangdong Type 053K class frigates
Chinese PLAN (1973) 2 ships The Type 053 frigates (NATO Jianghu, Jiangwei and Jiangdong) formed the backbone of Chinese PLANRead more.
Umbria class cruisers (1891)
Italy (1891-98) – Umbria, Lombardia, Etruria, Liguria, Elba, Puglia The “Regionali” class, first Italian-designed protected cruisers In 1887, Chief EngineerRead more.