Punch,  47 (1864), 233.

A Man of Peace in the Mediterranean



News-Commentary, Drollery


Military Technology, War, Steamships, Internationalism

    Reporting that the Admiral, a large wooden ship carrying '121 guns, 1,100 men, and engines of 1,000 horse-power', has been sent to the Mediterranean, surmises that it must have been sent there 'as a hostage' or as an emblem of peace, because it will not be able to sustain an attack from ironclads.

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