Author Results for courtesy of J. R. Coutts Smith

Document: The Battle of Lissa 20 July 1866

By courtesy of J. R. Coutts Smith

Lieutenant Joshua Cole, Gunnery Lt. of HMS Arethusa, gives a very detailed analysis of the preparations, the management of the warship and the results of the ramming of Italian warships at the Battle of Lissa. His account of events shows that the decision to ram in such circumstances was not a ‘spur of the moment’ […] Read More

Filed under: Mediterranean | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Navies