Ships

HMS ''Calliope''

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Launched in 1884, HMS “Calliope” was the last “full sail” Corvette built for The Victorian Navy. Given steam power, her Hull was layered copper an …

Spanish Galleon ''San Marcos''

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The Portuguese built Galleon “San Marcos” was commissioned 1570 by King Philip II (Spain), and was the “Second Command” Ship of The Spanish Armada …

Spanish Ship-of-The-Line ''Santa Ana''

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Built by Spain in 1784, The “Santa Ana” (St. Ann), was a 112-Gun, 3-Decked “Ship-of-The Line”. Over 2,100 tons (displaced), “Santa Ana&rdquo …

The ''Ark Royal''

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The “Ark Royal” was originally called “The Ark Raleigh”. Built under the commission of noted English Explorer (and Privateer), Sir Walter Raleigh …

HMS ''Warrior''

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HMS “Warrior” was Britain's first “Armored” vessel that fell into the classification of “Ironclad”. Built in 1859, “Warrior&rdqu …

Hemmema

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Developed and built in Sweden, Hemmema-Class Ships were in line with The Xebec and Sloop-Class of vessel. Seen around the 1740s, these ships featured shallow draughts (en …

''74'' - Class Warship

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“74s” were a classification of Naval vessels developed in France around the mid-1740s. Displaced at 2,000 tons, these warships were considered the top of Nava …

Galleass

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The Galleass-Class of ships were developed in the 15th Century. These were smaller than The Galleon ships (used as Warships of the Era). Used mostly for cargo and trade d …

USS ''Nightingale''

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The “Nightingale” was built in 1858 in Salem, Massachusetts – and sold to Rio De Janerio in 1860. She was capture by Federal forces and taken for transp …

The ''Marco Polo''

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Launched in 1851, The “Marco Polo”, saw a varied and rich career. Built in New Brunswick, Canada – The “Marco Polo” served no less than 3 Co …