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by AvM
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Omani Navy
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Omani Navy

c 1650 Omani started to built their fleet

They reporded ´ly captured some Portuguese ships
(Muscat was taken)
Some ships were purchased from British and Dutch.
Large ships were built at Surat, including one 74 gun ship.

Perhaps somebody has any lists of 1650-1725 of Omani Navy
by AvM
Thu May 30, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: frigate KOLA
Replies: 9
Views: 1831

Re: frigate KOLA

John!

I hava that book, it is available in the web.

There is a statisctical work, so there aqre no words, why the KOLA was built,
who, when payed for it, when she was sold, etc.

There are nice pictures of Russian local vessels:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXf0Kfr556U
by AvM
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia
Replies: 6
Views: 1352

Re: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia

https://forums.arabmilitary.com/topic/8561-%D8%A3%D8%B3%D8%B1-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%81%D9%8A%D9%86%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AD%D8%B1%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D9%81%D9%8A%D9%84%D8%A7%D8%AF%D9%84%D9%81%D9%8A%D8%A7-uss-philadelphia/ There is suggested that the ship was renamed GIFT OF GOD instead of GIFT OF ALL...
by AvM
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: People
Topic: Transport of British soldiers
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Re: Transport of British soldiers

You need infos about ships or persons?

Both you could find for the first in
- East India Directory
- East India Register and Directory
- Bengal Directory and General Register
by AvM
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Qing Navy of Kangxi and Qianlong.
Replies: 0
Views: 1165

Qing Navy of Kangxi and Qianlong.

A dissertation with good information on the Qing Navy of Kangxi and Qianlong...

https://archiv.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/vol ... n_CyPO.pdf
by AvM
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: Garibaldi in 1830s
Replies: 0
Views: 795

Garibaldi in 1830s

Joseph Garibalidi was in 1830s a captain of French merchant vessel trading with Levant, then served on the Egyptian corvette and then served for the Tunisian Navy. then became commander of the Uruguayan fleet. On the late fact as well as civir war in Brazilien there are some books. Does anybody know...
by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?
Replies: 4
Views: 1288

Re: British sailing ships for Greece 1825?

I am nearly sure thatthese ships were sold to South America.
Ships participated in the Greeks War for Independence are relatively good known,
and there was onyl one frigate HELLAS built in USA.
by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Brig Switfsure
Replies: 0
Views: 1078

Brig Switfsure

British mechant brig SWIFTSURE of 337t since 1816 in UK French built sank in 1829 when sailed from Sydney to Mauritius https://silentworldfoundation.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Signals-86_pp14-20-30-31-Mermaid-2.pdf London Courier and Evening Gazette - Monday 17 January 1825 Yesterday the brig...
by AvM
Tue May 29, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Ships
Topic: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia
Replies: 6
Views: 1352

Re: Renaming of the USS Philadelphia

I have anywhere some notes on it, but could not find them at the moment 1) A "dangerous" name was cited, have to look for it 2) A name " A gift of Allah" was also used. Arab states very oft used for dift or captuired ships names as "Portuguese", "American","Swedish", but usually origina ow names wer...
by AvM
Mon May 28, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Naval Officers and Crew
Topic: U.S. Navy Annual Reports
Replies: 3
Views: 976

Re: U.S. Navy Annual Reports

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a statement of the expenditure and application of the moneys drawn from the Treasury on account of the Navy, from first of October, 1816, to thirtieth of September, 1817; and of the unexpended balances of former appropriations remaining in the Trea...