Ships

''Taif''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/taif The ''Taif'' was a ''Mecidiye''-Class Frigate of The Ottoman Navy. Launched in 1846 (as a Passenger Ship), ''Taif'' would be the Flagship of The Ottoman Navy during The C …

HMS ''Britannia''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/hms-britannia HMS ''Britannia'' was a First-Class, ship of The Line with The British Royal Navy, between 1820 and 1869. She was never converted into a Steam Warship, and was originally …

''Tage''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/tage The ''Tage'' was a ''Hercule''-Class Ship of The French Navy, taking more than 20 years to complete (1847). She was renamed 3 times before being christened ''Tage''. Her …

USS ''Vesuvius''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/uss-vesuvius The USS ''Vesuvius'' was a unique Military Vessel of The US Navy of 1887. The only such Warship that deployed the previously discussed ''Dynamite Gun''. (3) such 15-inch …

Razee

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/razee The nautical term ''Razee'' is a type of ship building renovation, by which an older Warship was converted by removing upper decks, thus making it smaller in height (Beam …

Clinker

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/clinker The nautical term ''Clinker'' is related to an early ship building technology which can be traced back to Ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom of 2,600 BC. Evolving thru to the 7t …

HMS ''Bellerophon''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/hms-bellerophon HMS ''Bellerophon'' was a British Naval Ship of The Line, built in 1782. She was a ''74'' (amount of cannon she deployed) and fought in three major naval actions with The …

Brig of War

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/ships/brig-of-war   As we have seen with The Ship Classification of Brig (Brigantine), another Class of such was built in the 18th Century known as a ''Brig of War''. In reality, the …

''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 …