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Spanish Galleon vs English Galleon

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Mark Lardas's fascinating title, 'Spanish Galleon vs English Galleon', explores the conflict between two formidable warship types of the Age of Discovery – the Spanish and English Galleon – as they battled for control of the Atlantic. In today's blog post, Mark explores how this fantastic book came about and gives a brief overview of the galleon.Continue Reading
On 26 July, 1945 HMS Vestal was hit by a Japanese kamikaze pilot whilst participating in Operation Livery, a diversionary minesweeping exercise off Phuket Island on the coast of Siam. The damage was critical and, as the ship was close to Japanese-held Thailand, the crew were removed and the ship scuttled. She was the last Royal Navy ship to be sunk in World War II...Continue Reading

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