Sunday, December 8, 2019

HMS Irresistible (1898) 12-inch Turrets, Guns and Mounts Inboard Profile

HMS Irresistible (1898) was the second of three Formidable class pre-dreadnought class ships built in the late 1890s. Outclassed by newer ships at the outbreak of the First World War, she was used to shell defenses of Dardanelles Straits that separate the Mediterranean and Black Seas. In March of 1915 she struck a mine, which ultimately lead to her sinking with approximately 150 of her crew.

Monday, June 3, 2019

History exists because of the people who experience it and the methods we use to spread the story beyond them. Once they are gone, history exists only as a collection of words collected in an imperfect and vulnerable medium. Once these are gone, history is lost to time and it is as if it never happened at all. So here this is, in a digital and virtual medium. How long before this is lost to time?