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Pika - Russian messenger boat, early 20th century
Who can give any further information?
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British destroyer: G-class (Gallant, Garland, Gipsy, Glowworm, Grafton, Grenade, Greyhound, Griffin) or H-class (Hasty, Havock, Hereward, Hero, Hostile, Hotspur, Hunter, Hyperion) or I-class (Icarus, Ilex, Imogen, Imperial, Impulsive, Intrepid, Isis, Ivanhoe) or ex-Brazilian-H-class (Harvester, Havant, Havelock, Hesperus, Highlander, Hurricane) Which one? The bow doesnīt look like any of them...
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Who can identify this ship, the drawing is from "Skeps Byggerij" by Raalambs from 1691?
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Who can identify this ship, maybe Dutch, pinass-type, length 27,43m, broadth 7,32m? I learned that the original drawing of this 17th century pinas resides in the Amsterdam museum; width 24 feet and length 90 feet is written on the drawing in Dutch.
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Who can identify this English ship around 1700, drawn by Sutherland in "Shipbuilding Unveiled"?
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Who can identify this ship, the drawing is an official plan from 1745, it shows a 74-gun-ship?
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Who can identify this English ship around 1700, drawn by Sutherland in "Shipbuilding Unveiled"?
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Who can identify this Dutch 24-gun-ship of 1767?
Probably it is the Boreas, built at Amsterdam in 1767-68 as mentionned in an old catalogue from the Amsterdam museum. I learned that, looking at the style, the drawing is without any doubt made by Willem Lodewijk van Genth, one of the four apprentices of Thomas Davis.
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Who can identify this small ketch/yacht from Sutherlands "Shipbuilding Unveiled" of 1711?
Described as yacht or pleasure boat, length od deck 75ft, breadth from outside of plank at the broadest place 21ft, depth in hold 9,6ft, length of the keel for tonnage 62ft, number of tuns as custome 146 8/10 tons, on the right bottom is written "Sultan Nicho..."
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Who can identify this ship, it is a Danish drawing of an early bomb-vessel, resembling French vessels of te late 17th century.
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British Admirality trawler, but which type? World War I (Military-class or Strath type) or World War II (Tree-class, Dance-class, Shakespearian-class, Isles-class, Portuguese type wooden or steel hull, Castle-class or Fish-class)?
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US Army 65ft freighter 1950s, T-Boats, most built during WWII, but what was the names, type, dates of commission, ...?
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Who can tell me something about the French corvette Raccoon?
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Who can identify this paddle steam frigate, built around 1840?
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Who can tell me something about this Russian gunboat/battery/...?
"Armed floating battery, not self-propelled, Russia 1905"
length: about 70 metres
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This is a French ship with 44 or 48 guns, 17th century, any help?

This is a French ship with 24 guns, 17th century, any help?

This is a French frigate with 18 gunports, 17th century, any help?

Any information on this Dutch built ship?
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Any information on this Dutch-style influenced ship, built around 1630?
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Any information on this English ship of the line with 70 guns, establishment of 1745, 160 ft (48,77m) gundeck length, 1450 ts disp.
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Any information on this sailing vessel? 19th century, 12-gun-sloop, Danish drawing

Can you identify this galeon, late 16th century?
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Is this the original condition of the Zhelezniakov or her (later-than-)1945-condition? If not, since when did she looked like this?
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LCAīs with forward coxwain position are in production since ? (like LCA.365)
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Who can identify this 6th rate ship drawn by Ketlridge around 1684?
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Who can identify this 5th rate ship, drawn by Keltridge around 1684? 103 ft 9 in length
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Who can identify this Dutch? ship of the line? Her name is said to be Queen Katerina/Vrouw Catharina, but the first is no Dutch name..., maybe itīs Koningin Katerina? The Dutch built about 17 three-deckers in 1660-1720... maybe this is the British Royal Katherine (1664) or the Royal Katherine (1703, 1706 renamed Ramillies) or the Queen Charlotte (1793) or the Vrouw Catharina of 1664???
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British MMS (motor mineswepper) which type?
MMS 1001 type?
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Can you identify this Soviet cruiser/training ship/... built 1920-1950? Project 78 Raemereniia
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British torpedo-boat-destroyer of the so called D-class (maybe Angler or Ariel). Which of these is shown in the drawing?
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Which British coastal gunboat is this? Staunch [no], Ant-class (Ant, Arrow [no], Badger, Blazer, Bloodhound, Bonetta, Bulldog, Bustard, Comet, Cuckoo, Fidget, Hyaena, Kite [no], Mastiff, Pickle, Pike, Scourge, Snake, Snap, Wazel) or Gadfly-class (Gadfly, Griper, Pincher, Tickler) or Bouncer-class (Bouncer, Insolent)
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Is this the British river gunboat Teal-class (Teal, Moorhen [disp. 180t, launched 1901]) or the Widgeon [disp. 195t, launched 1904]?
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This is the Dalmazia, who has any info on her? Nation, year of maiden voyage (1920???), ...
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Who can tell me which mark this LCM is?
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Who can tell me which class this LCU-1600 is of? 1610 or 1627?
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When was the Duke William built?
in RN service from 1763 - 1768; purchased in 1763; lost on Oct. 5th, 1768
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Who can identify this 18th century ship of the line?
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Who can identify this British 74-gun ship of the line, built around 1770 or rather 1810?
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Who can tell me something about this Italian 10 metre motorboat?
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Who can identify these two sailing ships of war?
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Who can identify these three sailing ships of war?
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Who can identify these sailing ships of the line?
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Who can identify this German WWI era motor launch?
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Can you tell something about this Emergency evacuation boat used on tankers? Type? years built?...?
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Can you identify this Standart oil bulk ore carrier; 124000 tdw; 256,5 m length; 39 m broadth
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Can you identify this iron gaffelschooner, 20th century.
Iron was used from 1822 up to about 1900.
The hull looks very much like the Tovarich ex Gorch Fock, but the sails are completely diffenerent. The Gorch Fock was a tall ship.
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Can you identify this wooden ship, 500 tdw, built 1864 - click on the image to enlarge -

Can you identify this ore-oil freighter, 1950 - click on the image to enlarge -

Can you identify this schooner of mid 18th century - click on the image to enlarge -

Who can identify this 4th rate ship drawn by Keltridge around 1684?
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Who can identify this wooden lightship stationed on the river Gironde, built in 1896 at Bordeaux
length 18,5m; broadth 6,0m; draught 2,4m; displacement 107t
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Early Torpedo Launches identification


Who can identify this polacre rigged xebec privateer, 22 guns, dated 1784, drawn by Jouvin?
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Who can identify these tugs ?
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Who can identify this ship? Is this the Newport? Who has information on her?
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Who can identify this ship? Maybe the Spanish galeasse San Francisco? Who has information on her?
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Who can identify this steel toppsailschooner? Who has information on her?
Steel was used in shipbuilding from 1877 onwards.
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Can you identify one or more of these vessels? Any comments, suggestions, ideas?

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