Author Results for Admiral G.A. Ballard C.B.

The Great Brig: H.M.S. Temeraire, 1875

By Admiral G.A. Ballard C.B.

HMS Temeraire of 1875 was built at a time of such rapid transition that no two capital ships were the same. Among her novel features were twin inverted compound engines but she had two unique features. She was the largest vessel ever built with a two-masted sail plan capable of being handled under sail alone. […] Read More

Filed under: Mediterranean | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Navies | Shipbuilding & Design