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España class Battleships (1912)
Spain Between the great war and civil war After the crushing defeats of 1898 in the hands of the US
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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 went
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Montgomery class cruisers
USA (1891) Montgomery, Detroit, Marblehead. The Montgomery class were ordered in 1888 and commissioned in 1893-94. Of questionable military value,
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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 inaction
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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)
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Protected Cruiser Unebi
Japan (1886) Unebi, the mystery cruiser In 1883, Japan was still reeling from the devastating Boshin war, but industrialisation and
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WW1 French Submarines
Introduction As a matter of fact, submarines like aviation had many fathers. Although Clement Ader claimed to have “flown” his
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Svenska Marinen (WW1) [New Page]
The Swedish Navy at the eve of the Great War was the most powerful in Scandinavia, after the German Imperial
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Jiangdong Type 053K class frigates
Chinese PLAN (1973) 2 ships The Type 053 frigates (NATO Jianghu, Jiangwei and Jiangdong) formed the backbone of Chinese PLAN
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Umbria class cruisers (1891)
Italy (1891-98) – Umbria, Lombardia, Etruria, Liguria, Elba, Puglia The “Regionali” class, first Italian-designed protected cruisers In 1887, Chief Engineer
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