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WW1 British Cruisers

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

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30 Knotters

United Kingdom (1895-1921) C class: 40 ships. The lineage of British Destroyers started with the “26-knotters” in 1892 by Yarrow,…

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HMS Campania (1915)

Royal Navy Former 1892 Cunard RMS Campania. Converted Aircraft/Seaplane Carrier 1914-1918. HMS Campania was the former Cunard transatlantic, blue ribbon…

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27-knotters

27-knotters class destroyers United Kingdom (1894-1899) A class Destroyers, 36 built. The lineage of British Destroyers started with the experimental…

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26-Knotters

26-knotters class destroyers (A Class) United Kingdom (1892-1912) Destroyers HMS Havock, Hornet, Daring, Decoy, ferret, Lynx. The lineage of British…

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Holland class Submersibles (1901)

HMS N°1, 2, 3, 4, 5 (1900-1921) The start of the British sub. lineage HMS N°1 on sea trials. Initial…

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Devonshire class Armored Cruisers (1903)

Devonshire class Armored Cruisers (1903) HMS Devonshire, Antrim, Argyll, Carnarvon, Hampshire, Roxburg (1902-1922) The synthesis of past designs The Devonshire…

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WW1 British Torpedo Boats (1879-1908)

WW1 British Torpedo Boats United Kingdom (1876-1905): Circa 120 vessels The forgotten linage One aspect of the Royal Navy which…

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HMS Argus (1917)

Fleet (later Training) Aircraft Carrier United Kingdom (1914-1944) Forty years of career and two wars To the exception of HMS…

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Duke of Edinburgh class (1904)

Armoured Cruisers United Kingdom (1902-1906), Armored Cruisers: HMS Duke of Edinburgh, HMS Black Prince The Duke of Edinburgh-class were two…