1. KorbenDallas

    1862: Experimental Ironclad USS Keokuk

    1862 We all know that there were some pretty interesting ships participating in the US Civil War. The below panoramic view of the Charleston Harbor, published on 5/2/1863 can serve as a testament to that. First in line of the ironclads below is: USS Keokuk - 1862 Image Source Advance of...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1860s: Russian Ironclads including Monitors

    With as much time as I spent reading and researching things related to various iron hulled 19th century ships, running into these 1860s Russian Ironclads was a bit of a surprise. The history of the mentioned wiki page partially explained the reason I did not see this page prior to 07/31/2020...
  3. KorbenDallas

    1876: French Ironclad Redoutable - another example of Tartarian technology?

    This is a build up on my other related articles: 1854-59 ship: SS Great Eastern a.k.a. Leviathan Our civilization did not build Titanic, Olympic or Britannic. Theirs did. Was it the Tartarian one? The idea behind these series of articles is that if we can not explain what technology was used...