[CLEAN] On this day in 1664, the British Royal Marines was formally established

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On this day in 1664, the British Royal Marines was formally established

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Post by ARMARIN » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:11 pm

On this day in 1664, the British Royal Marines was formally established for the sharp-shooting purposes of picking off enemy sailors manning heavy guns on the increasingly sophisticated battleships of the day. (Related trivia: Sixteen years earlier, the Swedes had built the biggest and baddest warship of the time, the Vasa, with an impressive two gun decks for 64 different cannons. However, just 20 minutes out to sea on her maiden voyage, the top-heavy Vasa was felled by winds and those gun decks took in water, sinking the warship just outside of modern-day Stockholm harbor.)

http://www.acoy.co.uk/royalmarineshisto ... spack1.pdf


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