Sissoi Veliky (Russian: Сисой Великий) was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the Imperial Russian Navy in the 1890s.
Sissoi Veliky sailed for the Far East with the rest of the Baltic battleships and participated in the Battle of Tsushima on May 27 1905, where she was sunk.






Hey, if you’re loving this Suez situation, read up on the Dogger Bank Incident. It’s hysterical.

This fucking classic.

That whole fleet endured likely the most outrageous banter in naval history.

why did they even think japanese torpedo boats were knockin about off the coast of britain, also why were THEY knockin about off the coast of britain

Alas I don’t have the time to explain it but if you look up the history of that Russian naval expedition it’s actually amazing.

For good  measure as the fleet left Tangier one ship managed to cut the city’s underwater telegraph cable with her anchor which prevented communication with Europe for four days.