James River, Va. U.S.S. Maratanza, Commander Thomas H. Stevens, immediately after capture of the Teaser, July 4, 1862.
From Wikipedia: USS Maratanza (1862) was a steamer acquired by the Union Navy during the American Civil War. She was used by the Union Navy as a gunboat to patrol navigable waterways of the Confederacy to prevent the South from […]
HMS Energetic built by John Brown Clydebank, Yard No 350 Last Name: Energetic Propulsion: Steam Paddle Launched: Thursday, 22/05/1902 Built: 1902 Ship Type: Paddle Tug Tonnage: 700 disp Length: 150 feet Breadth: 27 feet Draught: 11 feet Owner History:Royal Navy
You would think we had had enough of mountains in Tasmania, but no - we have returned to the mainland and gone straight to the Australian Alps, staying in Mt. Buffalo National Park. Hiking was beautiful, and we went cycling on one of the tracks. Interesting rock formations, and well groomed trails. Mt Buffalo This is ski country, and has some very interesting Alpine roads. Large red and Yellow poles remind you not to stray to the left or right, depending on which side the 100 metre drop is…