Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich and Admiral S.O. Makarov watch the newly constructed battleship Oslyabya, during maneuvers on the Baltic Sea, 1899.
Nicholas II inspecting the destroyer Novik,1912.
IJN Cruiser Aso, Ex-Russian Bayan.
Russian Imperial Navy divers aboard half-sunk Ottoman Empire Navy protected cruiser Mecidiye. She sunk after hitting a mine near Odessa on April 3, 1915. Later she was salvaged and joined Russian Imperial Navy under name Prut.
Pestich signal gun
Manufactured for the Russian Navy in the late 19th century.
37mm flares, five-round cylinder, single action, mostly brass construction.
This large brass pepperbox was probably meant to be used on a swivel mount or some kind of rest on ships, from where it could fire a series of flare providing constant illumination. And fight off sea monsters.
Cruiser of the 1st rank of The Russian Imperial Navy “Askold”.
Nakajima J8N Kikka was Japan’s first jet aircraft.
It was developed late in World War II and the first prototype had only
flown once before the end of the conflict.
Russian cruiser “Gromoboi", in the Baltic, after major repairs, 1911.
Rossia was an armored cruiser of the Imperial Russian Navy built
in the 1890s. She was designed as a long-range commerce raider and
served as such during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–05.