Ships

A look into all things Nautical.

''Prize of War''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/prize-of-war 9th Apr 2022 - Often confused with the term ‘’Trophy of War’’ – a ‘’Prize of War’’ is perhaps just as old in te …

RMS ''Tayleur''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/rms-tayleur 4th Jan 2022 - The RMS ''Tayleur'' was a 19th Century Clipper Ship operated by The ''White Star Shipping Line'' of England in the 1850s.She would become lost to Hist …

The ''Breslaw''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-breslaw 10th Aug 2021 - The ''Breslaw'' was a French ''Suffren''-Class Warship, launched in 1848. During The Crimean War, She served primarily as a Troop Transport Vessel. In …

HMS ''Bellerophon''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hms-bellerophon 31st Jul 2021 - HMS ''Bellerophon'' was a British Naval Ship of The Line, built in 1782. She was a ''74'' (amount of cannon she deployed) and fought in three major na …

Clinker

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/clinker 31st Jul 2021 - The nautical term ''Clinker'' is related to an early ship building technology which can be traced back to Ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom of 2,600 BC. Evo …

Razee

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/razee 31st Jul 2021 - The nautical term ''Razee'' is a type of ship building renovation, by which an older Warship was converted by removing upper decks, thus making it sma …

USS ''Vesuvius''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/uss-vesuvius 31st Jul 2021 - The USS ''Vesuvius'' was a unique Military Vessel of The US Navy of 1887. The only such Warship that deployed the previously discussed ''Dynamite Gun' …

''Tage''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/tage 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Tage'' was a ''Hercule''-Class Ship of The French Navy, taking more than 20 years to complete (1847). She was renamed 3 times before being chris …

HMS ''Britannia''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hms-britannia 31st Jul 2021 - HMS ''Britannia'' was a First-Class, ship of The Line with The British Royal Navy, between 1820 and 1869. She was never converted into a Steam Warship …

''Taif''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/taif 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Taif'' was a ''Mecidiye''-Class Frigate of The Ottoman Navy. Launched in 1846 (as a Passenger Ship), ''Taif'' would be the Flagship of The Ottom …

HMS ''Duke of Wellington''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hms-duke-of-wellington 31st Jul 2021 - The British Warship christened HMS ''Duke of Wellington'' was one of England's first Steam-Sail ''Conversion'' Vessels. Launched in 1852, ''The Duke'' …

HMS ''London''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/hms-london 31st Jul 2021 - The HMS ''London'' was a 2nd Rate Ship of The Line, built by The British Royal Navy. Launched in 1840, She was part of The Fleet which conducted inten …