Neatorama Posts Tagged "warships"
The Submarine That Sank a Train: The Extraordinary Raid of the USS Barb...

The USS Barb was a Gato-class submarine operated by the United States in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Under the leadership of Commander Eugene B. Fluckey, who would be awarded a Medal of Honor and 4 Navy Crosse...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/12/The-Submarine-That-Sank-a-Train-The-Extraordinary-Raid-of-the-USS-Barb/
The Warships of Uzbekistan--A Doubly Landlocked Nation

While doing research for my post about Russia's na...  ...evidence that Uzbekistan has at least two active warships .This is remarkable. Although a few landlocked nat...  ...f what internet rumor alleges is one of the Uzbek warships .

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/The-Warships-of-Uzbekistan-A-Doubly-Landlocked-Nation/
The Aral Sea Flotilla--The Warships of a Lost Sea

(Image: NASA)The Aral Sea is--or was--a large bod...  ...e are all that is left.(Image of Russian Aral Sea warships from The Russians in Central Asia by E. Stanford,...  ...t the Imperial Russian Navy maintained a fleet of warships there starting in 1852.These warships were bui...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/02/The-Aral-Sea-Flotilla-The-Warships-of-a-Lost-Sea/
America's Oldest Intact Warship, The Land Tortoise, Is 256 Years Old...

(Photo: Dr. Russ Bellico/Bateaux Below)That headline requires a bit of unpacking. If you do some math, you'll find that that number gives us an origin of 1758, which is 18 years before the United States came into existen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/02/Americas-Oldest-Intact-Warship-The-Land-Tortoise-Is-256-Years-Old/
In 1815, The US Tried to Build the Largest Warship in the World on Lake Ontario...

USS New OrleansWe are now in the midst of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. I find this war fascinating and my interest has led me to write numerous posts on the subject for Neatorama. For example, last Sunday, I pub...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/08/26/In-1815-The-US-Tried-to-Build-the-Largest-Warship-in-the-World-on-Lake-Ontario/
1866: Britain Builds the First Jet-Powered Warship...

(HMS Waterwitch via David S. Yetman)During the 18...  ...0s, the Royal Navy experimented with new types of warships to replace the aging generation of screw-propelle...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/26/1866-Britain-Builds-the-First-Jet-Powered-Warship/
This Circular Ship Was the Weirdest Warship Ever Built...

After its defeat in the Crimean War (1853-1856), t...  ...d, Russia rebuilt its Black Sea fleet with modern warships that it hoped could defeat the navies of France a...  ...ilt on the Black Sea one of the strangest-looking warships the world had ever seen. Andrei Alexandrovich Pop...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/22/This-Circular-Ship-Was-the-Weirdest-Warship-Ever-Built/
Armor Piercing Cannonball from a 16th Century Warship...

(Photo: Bob Cywinski/University of Huddersfield)The Mary Rose was a large warship in the navy of Henry VIII, King of England. She was built from 1509-1510. She was an engineering marvel and may have been the first warshi...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/04/Armor-Piercing-Cannonball-from-a-16th-Century-Warship/
In 1814, This Massive Warship Cruised Lake Ontario...

This is a painting of HMS St. Lawrence. With 112 guns, it was the largest warship ever seen on the Great Lakes and the largest Royal Navy vessel to ever sail entirely on fresh water.After Napoleon abdicated, the British...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/15/In-1814-This-Massive-Warship-Cruised-Lake-Ontario/
The Confederate Navy's Crazy Plan to Raid the Great Lakes...

(Image via the US Navy Art Collection)During the American Civil War, Confederate commandos and agents launched small attacks and engaged in clandestine activities from British Canada. Most famously, they robbed three ban...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/11/The-Confederate-Navys-Crazy-Plan-to-Raid-the-Great-Lakes/




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