Wittelsbach class battleships (1900)
Germany (1900) Wittelsbach, Wettin, Zähringen, Schwaben, Mecklemburg The “Länder” Battleships The “Regions” derived from ancient elective kingdoms responsible for theRead more.
The Finnish Navy in WW2
Merivoimat Under this name there is a navy, the Finnish Navy. Born in 1918 from the remnants of the RussianRead more.
Italy (1923) Seaplane Carrier Italy’s ww2 seaplane carrier De Facto naval rivalry between France and Italy was traduced on anRead more.
Blake class protected cruisers
United Kingdom (1889) Blake, Blenheim HMS Blake in the 1890, in typical peacetime livery, black hull, white superstructures and canvasRead more.
French ww1 Torpedo Boats
350 Torpedo Boats (1870s-1914) Introduction: French doctrine about TBs The French did not invented the torpedo boat, which was, forRead more.
USS New York (ACR2)
USA (1891) The first American Armoured Cruiser The USS Saratoga is certainly not as well-known as the aircraft carrier thatRead more.
Battle of Gotland (July, 2, 1915)
Reichsmarine vs Russian Navy Fire on the Baltic The fact that the Baltic did not saw naval major battles likeRead more.
Cruiser Minin (1866)
The oldest cruiser worldwide ? The Minin (Минин) was still in service in 1914. By that time, she was 48Read more.
WW1 Japanese Destroyers
Japan (1898-1919) About 180 ships A newcomer in destroyer design WW2 Japanese destroyers were certainly among the world’s most powerfulRead more.
Gazelle class cruisers
Germany (1898) Ten ships 1898-1902 The first modern light cruisers The Gazelle class has been often dubbed as the “firstRead more.