Archive Results For: Russian Revolution

Note: The Ability of Steam Powered Sailing Battleships to go to Windward

By Basil Greenhill and Ann Gifford

An account of the engagement between British forces in the Gulf of Finland and the Russian navy, leading to a discussion of the handling of early steam-assisted screw propelled vessels. Read More

Filed under: Russian Revolution | Baltic
Subjects include: Navies | Ship Handling & Seamanship

Note: The Battle of the Yalu: Lessons for the British Navy?

By John Davies

The lessons in strategy and tactics which this battle offered the observers in Britain concentrated on the importance of well trained officers and men, whereas the advantages of speed and quick-firing guns, side armour and manoeuvrability were not discussed. Read More

Filed under: Russian Revolution | Pacific
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics

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