This is something that's always baffled me. You have one ship that appears to sit just above the water with one little canon on a turret (the Monitor) and a second that sits high and is brimming with ...
During the 19th century and into the early 20th century, battleships were the Kings of the Sea, and every naval power of note had at least one. When did they lose this title to the aircraft carrier, ...
Why were aircraft carriers not used during and following D-Day? They could have added a great deal of range to the air support operations.
When and where has the last battle between sail-powered ships been fought? If possible, please include the countries involved as well as the armament and types of ships.