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Histories of ships of the Brazilian Navy.
« on: April 29, 2008, 09:47:53 PM »
Histories of ships of the Brazilian Navy.  The Brazilian Navy  after its independence form Portugal was small. In 1860 the fleet consisted on  7 screw sloops and 8 paddle steamers and a sailing fleet of 6 frigates and corvettes and 14 smaller vessels.  During the war against Paraguay between 1865 and 1870 a number of ironclads (were purchased from Britain and France (Brasil, Tamandare Lima Barros, Bahia, Silvado, Mariz E Barros, Herval, Cabral, Colombo, ). After the rebellion of 1893 very little naval building was done until  the 1905 naval  programme.



Histories of ships of the Brazilian Navy.
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