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Tango0120 Nov 2017 10:59 a.m. PST

…‘Sovereign of the Seas' Fused Form, Function & Murderous Firepower

"SHE WAS CALLED Sovereign of the Seas. But within days of the vessel's launch from the Woolwich Dockyards in 1637, the throngs of onlookers who gazed in awe at the sight of her ascribed a more apt nickname: "The Wonder." Few had seen anything like her before.

Bristling with more than 100 guns, the three-deck monster packed the firepower of a small fleet. But at the same time, she was a stately, cutting edge confection of the ship builder's craft, as well as a triumph of Baroque art…"

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lloydthegamer Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2017 6:11 p.m. PST

Great article! Thanks Tango

Tango0121 Nov 2017 10:38 a.m. PST

No mention my friend!. (smile)

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