Videos tagged with "napoleon"
HMS Unicorn, Dundee. [03:49]
HMS Unicorn was launched into the River Medway on 30th March 1824. The Commissioner of Chatham Dockyard reported to the Navy Board, " I have to acquaint you that His Majesty's ship Unicorn was launched to day from the 4th slip at this Yard." Unicorn represents the last great flourish of wooden shipbuilding, and also illustrates the birth of the iron steamship.
Tags: Unicorn, dundee, scotland, naval, sea, ocean, river, tay, boat, Sailing, Tourism, dockyard, chatham, warship, oldest, napoleon, wooden, era, sir, robert, seppings, shipbuilding, steamship, waterfront, Medway, yard, fleet, masts, bowsprit, hull, frigate
Lindores House Fife Scotland 21st May [01:01]
Lindores Loch and Lindores House, near Newburgh, Fife, Scotland. Owned at one time by Rear Admiral Frederick Lewis Maitland, who captured Napoleon. He lived at Lindores House and was a founder of the Caledonian Curling Club
Tags: Lindores House, Lindores Loch, Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, Napoleon, Caledonian Curling Club