“Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem.”
Sunk at the Battle of Tsushima Strait by the inscrutable Admiral Togo on May 26/27, 1905.
Three survivors out of a crew of over six hundred. First indication of how the Japanese conducted themselves in war when the survivors reported that the Japanese ships fired at the helpless sailors in the water.
Rollin' coal or more like floatin' coal.
It's funny how those inverted-rake bows have made a comeback on ocean-going ships in recent times. We hired a vessel with an Ulstein X-Bow a few years back when they were a a fairly new concept, and the captain avowed they really do ride the waves better in heavy seas.https://uglyships.wordpress.com/2009/01/31/ulstein-x-bow-design-poll/