Posted in 1860 fleets austrian-navy

Erzherzog Ferdinand Max class (1863)

Austrian Navy, 1862-1883: SMS Erzherzog Ferdinand Max, Habsburg The Erzherzog Ferdinand Max and Habsburg were built for the Austrian Navy…

Posted in 1860 fleets secession war

HL Hunley (1863)

Confederate Navy (1863) Single prototype, following Pioneer and American Diver 1861-63 So many books and documentaries, even featured films were…

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Kaiser Max class ironclads (1862)

The broadside ironclads with a double life Austro-Hungarian Navy, 1862-1883: SMS Kaiser Max, Juan d’Austria, Prinz Eugen Austrian Fleet |…

Posted in 1860 fleets austrian-navy

Drache class ironclads (1860)

The first Austro-Hungarian Broadside ironclad Austro-Hungarian Navy, 1862-1883: SMS Drache, Salamander Austrian Fleet | pre-WW1 fleet | WW1 fleet The…

Posted in 1860 fleets austrian navy

Radetzky class Frigates (1854)

Radetzky class Frigates (1857) Austrian Navy 1854-88: SMS Radetzky, Adria, Donau Design In 1852, the Austro-Hungarian Navy’s high command proposed…

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Novara class steam Frigates (1853)

Novara class Steam Frigates (1857) Austro-Hungarian Navy 1843-1900, SMS Novara, Schwarzenberg The Novara class was one of two largely similar,…

Posted in 1860 fleets secession war

CSS Stonewall/Kōtetsu/Azuma (1864)

Kōtetsu (1864)

Posted in 1860 fleets secession war

USS Spuyten Duyvil (1864)

USS Spuyten Duyvil (1864) Union Navy The first USN Torpedo Boat After suffering against Confederate use of the torpedo, the…

Posted in 1860 fleets secession war

USS Monitor (1862)

USS Monitor (1862) Union Navy First of the name & defining a type: The Monitor The USS Monitor is not…

Posted in 1860 fleets austrian navy

SMS Herzerzog and Novara steam corvettes (1857)

Erzherzog Friedrich class Steam Frigates Austrian Steam Corvettes (1857) Design of the Erzherzog Friedrich Class The construction of these wooden…