Author Results for W.F. Ryan

Peter the Great’s English Yacht: Admiral Lord Carmarthen and the Russian Tobacco Monopoly

By W.F. Ryan

Evidence in UK archives makes it possible to understand more fully Peter the Great’s three month stay in England. The yacht presented to him by the king appears to have been of advanced design. The Royal Transport was later used as a blueprint by the Czar to develop his own navy. The archives shed light […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Early Modern) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Biography | Shipbuilding & Design | Strategy & Diplomacy