Ships

''Liberty'' Ship

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/liberty-ship Of British Naval concept and inception, The ''Liberty Ship'' would also be adopted by The United States as well. Used beginning in World War I, The Class of Transport Ves …

HMS ''Coronation''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/hms-coronation HMS ''Coronation'' was a 2nd Rate Ship of The Line, launched by The British Royal Navy in 1685. Built to support The English War Effort during The Nine Years War against …

The ''Wyoming''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/the-wyoming Seen as the largest wooden sea going Vessel ever built, The ''Wyoming'' was built in Bath, Maine (US) in 1909. a (6) Mast Schooner-Class Ship, ''Wyoming'' primarily was u …

HMS ''Northumberland''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/hms-northumberland The HMS ''Northumberland'' was the first such British Royal Naval ship to bear the name. She was commissioned as a ''Third Rate Ship'' in 1679. She was part of England's …

Irish Galley

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/irish-galley While other than it's portrayal in Art, no examples of The ''Irish Galley'' exists. These were small to moderately sized wooden Ships produced and sailed off The Western …

Gunport

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/gunport A Device relative from The 15th Century AD to the end of The 20th – ''Gunports'' were simple openings located along The Hull Line of a Warship. Covered by a Hatch ( …

Strug

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/shrug ''Strug'' was a type of Ship design common to Russia. The design was first seen in the 11th Century AD and were used as Coastal Merchant Vessels and in Fishing Fleets. In …

Bomb Ketch

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/bomb-ketch ''Bomb Ketch'' was a Nautical Military term given to a type of Warship – that employed Mortars and related Artillery, rather than traditional Cannon. The first exam …

Orlop Deck

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/orlop-deck With the term possibly originating with The Dutch, The ''Orlop Deck'' was a 15th Century Shipbuilding identifier for the very lowest Deck of a Ship, in particular 2 and 3 …

Narrowboat

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/narrowboat ''Narrowboats'' were a type of shallow draught Vessels used in England, to traverse narrow Channels and Rivers. While they became an important method of not only travel, …