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I agree that the question is too broad. And it begins with the statement "until 16 century galleys were the main battleships, which is not correct. (Viking ships and many others before 16-th were not galleys. Greek and Roman ships were not galleys, though they are somewhat similar. They used different weapons, and different tactics.) All battleships in the ...


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The question as it stands would require a book to answer it. Luckily for you, the book has been written: "Naval Warfare Under Oars, 4th to 16th Century" by Rodgers (1940). To quote from Chapter 8 on the Italian Naval Wars in the 13th century: Tactical Customs Ordinarily, squadrons moved in column with the admiral leading; in battle the fleet ...


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Rodgers, William Ledyard, vice admiral, USN, ret. Greek and Roman Naval Warfare. A Study of Strategy, Tactics, and Ship Design from Salamis (480 BC) to Actium (31 BC) (1934, 1964) Gardiner, Robert, ed. Earliest Ships, The: The Evolution of Boats into Ships (1996) Warry, John. Warfare in the Classical World: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Warriors ...


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This is the Halve Maen, presented to the United States in 1909, by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It was built, along with the replica ship "Clermont", a North River Steamboat built by Robert Fulton of the Hudson-Fulton Steamboat Company. The Halve Maen, or Half Moon, sailed into what would become the New York Harbor in September, 1609. It was commissioned ...


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The paintings you are seeing are probably based on medieval or later galleys, such as those operated by Vencie, Genoa and Turkey which in some cases were manned by chained slaves. Chains would only be used in specific circumstances. In ancient times it is unlikely rowers were chained for several reasons. Firstly, metal was much more valuable in ancient ...


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I believe this is the "Clermont" replica, built for the 1909 celebration. The original Clermont the first steamboat built by Robert Fulton, of the Hudson-Fulton Steamboat company, which ran in New York up the Hudson river. It was the first commercially successful steamboat operated on the Hudson, or North River. The flag being flown from the leading mast ...


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I found May 1941 issues of the Izvestiya newspaper at libinfo.org, and the coverage of WWII at that time seems quite neutral. Regarding the questions, No official reaction of the Soviet authorities is mentioned at all, so I assume that if any sort of congratulations, condolescences or whatsoever were made, they were made nonpublicly. Yes, they did, and ...


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I'm not sure about the Isle of White, but for the River Mersey refer to... http://www.lyricsfreak.com/s/stanley+holloway/runcorn+ferry_20307672.html



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