my favourite first rate british royal navy vessel


my favourite first rate british royal navy vessel is the hms royal charles. the hms royal charles was built in 1673 under the reign of queen anne who was not very pretty and was the last queen of scots. queen anne was definitely not a better monarch than queen mary.

the hms royal charles had over 100 guns and was both designed and built by my ancestor sir anthony deane at the portsmouth dockyards which i visited when i was in portsmouth. it’s my favourite ship because sir anthony deane is my ancestor. sir anthony deane was a member of british parliament and the mentor of peter the great while he was visiting and i am very proud of this because he certainly taught him a thing or two about naval theories. he also wrote the doctrine for naval architecture which is considered to be the most important work of naval architecture history ever written. exceedingly important, indeed.

2 responses

  1. paul

    so, readers: what was your favorite first rate british royal naval vessel?

    Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 00:28

  2. excellent post

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 14:24

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s