In Other News Today

Today in 1271, the Knights Hospitaller surrendered the Krak des Chevaliers to the army of the Mamluk sultan Baibars.

and in 1740 during the War of the Austrian Succession the Royal Navy captured the Spanish ship of the line Princesa and mustered her into British service.

That was much more interesting than the scam attempt!

2 thoughts on “In Other News Today

  1. Anthony 8 April 2013 / 5:37 pm

    What did the British rename her?


    • thomo the lost 8 April 2013 / 6:18 pm

      Funnily enough, HMS Princess 🙂

      She was originally taken by his Majesties Ships the Lenox, Kent and Oxford,


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