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20 Feb 2019 8:09 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "About Sweden Navy" to "About the Swedish Navy"


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2019 4:32 p.m. PST

"The enmity that had existed between Russia and Sweden since the time of the Vikings and the princes of Novgorod intensified during the reign of Peter I and culminated in the twenty-year long Great Northern War. Russia had no ships on the Baltic and was struggling to gain entrance into this key sea link with Europe. With a fleet of 39 ships of the line, Sweden dominated the Baltic and, under King Charles XII, fought to maintain its supremacy against what the Swedes considered the encroachments of Tsar Peter's forces…."
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rusnavy.com/history/hrn2-e.htm

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