Posted in WW1 Royal Navy

L class submersibles (1917-1919)

Patrol Submersibles 1917-45: 32 over the L1, L9 and L50 classes, 30+ cancelled 1918 The L class submersibles were the…

Posted in WW1 French Navy

Dupleix class Armoured Cruisers (1900)

France (1899-1927) – Armored Cruiser:: Dupleix, Desaix, Kléber The Dupleix class consisted armored cruisers of the Marine Nationale were designed…

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Campania class cruisers (1914)

Protected Colonial Cruisers: Campania, Basilcata 1913-1937 The Campania class were two small protected cruisers built for the Regia Marina close…

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Armored Cruiser Pothuau (1895)

France (1893-1927) – Armored Cruiser The French Armoured cruiser Pothuau was built in the 1890s as a one-off derivative of…

Posted in WW1 Royal Navy

WW1 British Cruisers

United Kingdom (1890-1920) c190 cruisers in service by 1914 The Royal Navy started the Great War with the largest contingent…

Posted in Austro-Hungarian Navy ww1 warships

Tátra class destroyers (1912)

Austro-Hungarian Navy (1911-1937): Tátra, Balaton, Csepel, Lika, Triglav, Orjen. Ersatz: Triglav(ii), Lika(ii), Dukla, Uszok Tátra class destroyers: SMS Tátra, Balaton,…

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Kasuga class armoured cruisers (1902)

Kasuga class armoured cruisers (1902) Nihhon Kaigun (1901-1922): Armoured Cruisers IJN Kasuga, Nisshin Italian-Built for an upcoming war Kasuga class…

Posted in ww1 Italian Navy ww2 Italian Navy

Mirabello class scouts (1915)

Scouts (Cruisers, then destroyers) Carlo Mirabello, Carlo Alberto Racchia, Augusto Riboty 1916-1951 The Mirabello class were a group of three…

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Libia (1912)

Protected Cruiser, 1913-1937 Libia was an Italian protected cruiser in service by 1913. She had an unusual story. She was…

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IJN Akitsushima

Imperial Japanese Navy, protected cruiser (1890-1923) IJN Akistushima was the first Japanese-built, British-designed cruiser, with elements of USS Baltimore. Her…