Fire Aboard HMS Queen Charlotte
A terrifying tale from the Age of Sail, the fire aboard HMS Queen Charlotte is history that deserves to be remembered.
A terrifying tale from the Age of Sail. The website of the Penobscot maritime museum was likely being deliberately understated when they wrote: “As one can imagine, wooden ships and fire do not make for a good day at sea.” The fire aboard HMS Queen Charlotte is history that deserves to be remembered.
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