Tsushima's best shell

Tsushima's best shell

12-inch high-explosive projectile of the Russian Navy, model 1894: creation, combat use and evaluation...
America's Phantom Fleet: Dream Comes True

America's Phantom Fleet: Dream Comes True

The United States seriously believes that in addition to the main combat fleet, another one is needed: a combat fleet of unmanned ships...
Royal Navy. Generation gap

Royal Navy. Generation gap

In the article by Richard Thomas, in addition to the well-known facts about the Royal Navy, new seditious thoughts were voiced...
From galleons to Dunkirk frigates

From galleons to Dunkirk frigates

How did the forerunners of real frigates appear? If the history of the English frigate is known and told many times, then the appearance of the first frigates among the Dunkirk corsairs is simply white for our reader...
EMS hospital ships for the US Navy

EMS hospital ships for the US Navy

The US Navy is planning to build three new EMS-class hospital ships. They will be carried out according to a new project based on the existing EPF high-speed catamaran transport from Austal USA....
Royal Navy White Elephant

Royal Navy White Elephant

On the Internet I came across a photo of the British destroyer Bristol. To be honest, I thought that he had been put on pins and needles for a long time, but it turned out that even before the end of the 10s he was performing a function...
Reasons for the victories of the English fleet

Reasons for the victories of the English fleet

Why England? In this article we will try to talk about the topic - why exactly the English fleet of the Age of Sail became a trendsetter, and what was done in Royal Navy that was not done in others...
The most protected ship in history

The most protected ship in history

In the first half of the twentieth century, it was impossible to imagine a warship without structural protection. In one form or another it was present everywhere....
Battleship Glorioso

Battleship Glorioso

In this article we will talk about the problems of Spanish shipbuilding in the first half of the 18th century and about the voyage of the brave Spanish ship Glorioso...
The British Royal Navy switches to NSM missiles

The British Royal Navy switches to NSM missiles

The Royal Navy of Great Britain begins to receive new missile weapons. In the foreseeable future, its surface ships will lose their old Harpoon anti-ship missiles and will be armed with modern NSMs....
Firefighters in the XVII–XVIII

Firefighters in the XVII–XVIII

In 1638, a young French fleet under the command of Archbishop Henri d'Escublo de Sourdi, consisting of 41 ships and 17 small craft, attacked the Spanish squadron of Lope de Oses, consisting of 12 galleons in...
Anti-submarine cruisers pr. 1123 and their development

Anti-submarine cruisers pr. 1123 and their development

The topic of unrealized projects of the Soviet Navy, as they say, resonated with the reader. Now I would like to talk about the projects that have been implemented. And about their continuations, both realized and...
Firefighters and Armada

Firefighters and Armada

Threatening wooden ships with fire has probably been an idea since the beginning of the world. Thucydides also reports that in the war of 415–413 BC. e. The Syracusans attacked 18 ships of the Athenians with a ship on which they loaded...
"Warsaw" vs "Lada"

"Warsaw" vs "Lada"

The Navy command decided to save money on modern Project 677 submarines and rely on the outdated Project 06363 Varshavyanka. But these boats are just targets...
Problems of ship repair in England

Problems of ship repair in England

The number of nuclear submarines in the Royal Navy has been reduced to 10, but the ship repair facilities are still not enough...