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Sir Cloudsley-Shovell

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  1. For me this is the biggest and best news since the announcement of Elite Dangerous for the PS4! Thank you Devs!!!
  2. Wel thats it for me.No PVE,no longer interested in the Game.WHY should i HAVE to keep in a "PVE Zone" that has so few British Ports on?Bad move Developers.I shall be uninstalling NA,shame as it was shaping up to be a great game,now you killed it!
  3. Not Stricly a painting but some very Early Photos of the Last of the Wooden Ships! Photo taken in the Menai Strait mid-April 1953. On 14th April 1953 HMS Conway was under tow from her normal mooring to Birkenhead up the Menai Strait/ the Swellies between the Welsh mainland and Anglesey. Close to a place called the Platters on the Caernarfon side of the strait she ran aground due to strong currents and could not be refloated. She caught fire 30th October 1956 during dismantling and burnt to the waterline. HMS Calypso. HMS Marlborough. HMS Cambridge(Gunnery School)
  4. 1666 – Second Anglo-Dutch War: Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire".
  5. 1779 – American Revolutionary War: The Royal Navy defeats the Penobscot Expedition with the most significant loss of United States naval forces prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
  6. Now you know why there is a PVE server and people love it!
  7. It seems it didnt take that long.This excerpt from the book "Jack Tar";Life in Nelsons Navy mentions it was a few minutes. "The Drum and Fife Beat to Quarters,bulkheads were knocked away,the Guns released from their Confinement,the whole dread Paraphenalia of battle was produced,and after a few minutes of hurry and confusion,every man and boy was at his Post"
  8. I watched the WHOLE raising of the Mary Rose.at the time i was serving at Royal Naval Hospital Haslar.The wreck was around 200 yards off the Seawall.I could see the whole thing from my Cabin window!
  9. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3704595/Wreck-18th-century-warship-Invincible-rescued-Solent-250-years-sunk-storm.html
  10. How many NM are the squares from one side to the other?
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