Shipwrecks: Russalka: The Ironclad Mermaid

It was a flawed monitor design that took all aboard the Russian naval vessel Russalka to their deaths in a storm on September 7, 1893. If the ship had left port on schedule on her way from Neval (now Tallinn, Estonia) to Helsingfors (now Helsinki, Finland), she might have missed the rolling seas in the […]