1. KorbenDallas

    1799: Destruction of the English Fleet

    1799 is when the image was published, that is my understanding. Anyways, the Google Translated description to the image sounds like this. Fire of the English fleet: the English fleet burned down by the Greek fire and that of the new floating towers, armed with mouths to protect on the coasts...
  2. KorbenDallas

    Real mission of the 1907-1909 US Great White Fleet, what was it?

    I came across this US Great White Fleet while writing an article about the fiery San Francisco earthquake of 1906. Something did not feel right about this “victory lap”, or “inspection patrol” conducted by the US Navy betwen 1907 and 1909. The Great White Fleet was the popular nickname for the...