Age-of-Sail (Tall Ship) Warships
Early naval warfare was typified by wooden, tall-masted, wind-powered vessels armed with cannon with crews made up of both sailors and soldiers.There are a total of 23 Age-of-Sail (Tall Ship) Warships in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
The Carrack proved a popular sailing vessel for her rugged long range qualities in volatile open seas....
A Crimean War veteran, La Bretagne managed a service career from 1855 to 1879 before being scrapped in 1880....
The Henry Grace a Dieu proved a revolutionary Age of Sail warship, serving the English Fleet quite well for her tim...
Also known as HMS Endeavor, HMB Endeavor was used by Captain Cook during his monumental Voyage of Discovery from 17...
The HMS Ark Royal of 1587 served the English Royal Navy well during her decades-long sailing career - proving a fla...
HMS Audacious served as a Third Rate Ship of the Line and participated at the pivotal Battle of the Nile....
HMS Duke of Wellington began her career as a sail-powered ship, turning over to steam power shortly thereafter....
HMS Royal Sovereign partook of the action in the Battle of Trafalgar, a decisive naval victory against the French a...
HMS Victory began her service in 1765 and continues as the oldest comissioned warship in the world today, serving v...
The French ship Orient fell to Nelson and the Royal Navy during the fighting of the Battle of the Nile....
The 30-gun USS Alfred man-of-war began life as the merchantman Black Prince in 1774....
Despite delays in her construction, the USS America eventually set sail, ultimately given away as a gift to the Fre...
John Paul Jones used USS Bonhomme Richard to claim the first American victory at sea against the British....
Commissioned in 1942, USS Congress was sunk in 1862 during the fighting of the American Civil War....
USS Constellation became a veteran for the new United States Navy - she served against France, Britain and several ...
USS Constellation was born before the fighting of the American Civil War and today resides as a floating museum shi...
The historic USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat anywhere in the world, largely relegated to...
USS Philadelphia was lost during the American War of Independence to British guns in Lake Champlain - her remains u...
USS Raleigh began service with the United States Navy in 1776 before falling to the British - and serving under the...
USS Vermont was laid down in 1816 but not launched until 1848 and not commissioned until 1862 - in time to particip...
The USS Wasp led a relatively short life for the US Navy, being commissioned in 1775 and lost in 1777....