Pre-Revolution Russia In Photos. Russian Pacific Fleet Of 1898 – 1905

Pre-Revolution Russia In Photos. Russian Pacific Fleet Of 1898 - 1905

We have some very old photos of the ships of Russian Pacific Fleet for you. Let’s start with protected cruiser Askold. She was built for the Imperial Russian Navy. She was named after the legendary Varangian Askold. Her thin, narrow hull and maximum speed of 23.8 knots (44.1 km/h) were considered impressive for the time.

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