Schooner Hannah

The schooner Hannah was the first armed American naval vessel of the American Revolution and is claimed to be the founding vessel of the United States Navy. She was a fishing schooner owned by John Glover of Marblehead, Massachusetts and was named for his daughter, Hannah Glover. The crew was drawn largely from the town […]

Galleon Revenge

Galleon “Revenge” was built in 1577 at the Royal Dockyard in Deppford by shipbuilder Matthew Baker, the construction of this vessel cost the British treasury 4000 pounds. “Revenge” was a small ship, had a displacement of 500 tons, armament 43 guns – The maximum length of the vessel without bowsprit is 45 meters. Compared to […]