To my knowledge, there are no other post-sail pre-dreadnought ships still afloat.
Mikasa, Aurora and Huascar are afloat and in good shape. Mikasa and Aurora are slightly younger than Olympia. Huascar is closer to ironclad than predreadnaught. She has simple pole masts, but they were backups to the engine and were never used in combat.
posted on 05/27/2010 1:47:27 PM PDT
(There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
The Aurora is a beauty thank you for that info.
posted on 05/27/2010 1:50:12 PM PDT
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