The Russian Armament

By Cecil King, published May 1938


The fleet of 1791 was known as the Russian Armament and this article mainly concerns itself with a discussion of the various flags and pendants flown by this fleet when assembled for review at Spithead. The detail is derived from a watercolour in the National Maritime Museum and programmes that were sold for the review. Illustrations are included.

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Filed under: English Channel | Other (Eighteenth C)
Subjects include: Administration | Battles & Tactics | Strategy & Diplomacy

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