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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian05 May 2020 3:26 p.m. PST

The ships were part of a 20-ship class of very shallow draft ironclads designed for the waters of Southern rivers and estuaries and the Western waterways.


Frederick Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2020 4:00 p.m. PST

Interesting – the Commission investigating government purchases in the Civil War estimated that 25% of US government spending was lost to corruption or inefficiency

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP05 May 2020 6:18 p.m. PST

Some things never change!!

altfritz06 May 2020 4:15 a.m. PST

Marlborough had problems in one of his campaigns when the Quartermaster ran off with the payroll.

Pyrate Captain14 May 2020 2:51 p.m. PST

Seems like a sensible ship to me.

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