HMS Royal George was a 100-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Woolwich Dockyard and launched on 18 February 1756. The largest warship in the world at the time of launching, she saw service during the Seven Years' War including being Admiral Sir Edward Hawke's flagship at the Battle of Quiberon Bay and later taking part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent.
Colour picture of a spitfire being serviced in Italy, 1944. the legendary fighter of the battle of britain served nonstop throughout wwii and persisted in third country air forces for years after the end of the war.
The HMS St. Lawrence was a wooden warship used in the war of 1812. The first Royal navy ship that participated in a line of battle formation. A 112-gun first-rate wooden warship that served on Canada's Lake Ontario during the War of 1812. In a campaign that had been dominated by sloops and frigates, gave the British uncontested control of the lake during the final months of the war. HMS St Lawrence never saw action, because her presence on the lake deterred the U.S. fleet from setting sail.
CW1512 - Keasarge and Alabama | The USS Kearsarge, a 1550-ton Mohican class steam sloop of war, was built at Portsmouth Navy Yard, Kittery, Maine. On June 19th 1864, the Kearsarge found CSS Alabama at Cherbourg, France. The two ships, nearly equal in size and power, fought a battle off Cherbourg that became one of the Civil War’s most memorable naval actions. In about an hour, Kearsarge’s superior gunnery completely defeated her opponent, which soon sank. www.charrisonconroy.com
A 1966 BERMUDIAN SLOOP designed by Francois Sergent and built by Chantier Naval Desbordes, Saujon, France. 'Assinie' was designed by one of the most well known French yacht designers, Francios Sergent (1911 - 2000) who created many one design classes and individual yachts bringing sailing to a much broader population during the post-war years.