Greek Navy – Historic Ships

Historic Ships Return to Auxiliaries and Other Ships HS Olympias (1987) Replica of an ancient Greek Trireme LOA 121′ TDISP 47 tons

A Thousand Shipsearcher satellite views launched, and some highlights!

The Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe, in his celebrated play, Dr. Faustus, wrote of a mythic age, when a thousand warships were launched to grab back Helen, the most beautiful woman. Here at Shipsearcher, the Ship Identification Section (SIS) can’t tell you if any of that happened in distant antiquity – satellite imagery of the Trojan … Continue reading “A Thousand Shipsearcher satellite views launched, and some highlights!”

Royal Danish Navy – Historic Ships

Historic Ships Return to Auxiliaries and Other Ships HDMS Jylland (1862-1908) screw frigate LOA 233′ TDISP 2,450 tons Museum Ship since 1994 at Ebeltoft. Veteran of the Second War of Schleswig, 1864. Reportedly the last known surviving screw frigate.