Friday, September 29, 2006

Fullbore Friday

Guess what is the only remaining pre-Dreadnaught Battleship? Hint, whe was designed and built in the U.K. and had nice German steel in her armor....and she has nothing to do with cheap cheap dining ware.

Yes, and she is a beauty: IJN Mikasa.

And what a record: she received around 20 hits during the
battle of the Yellow Sea and around 30 hits during the battle of Tsushima, with only limited damage and made Admiral Togo a shoe-in for inclusion in the Naval Pantheon along with Nelson; IMAO.

A good round up at

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