ltwilliammowett: 1771. Nau de linha ( Portug…

ltwilliammowett:

1771. Nau de linha ( Portuguese ship of the line) “Príncipe Real”
First rate class 110 guns 3500 tons 66mt  Was the biggest and most
powerful ship in the history of Portuguese navy  Enter in several
missions helping the British fleets in Mediterranean and in England.
1822, in the time of the independence of Brazil, the Principe real is in
a Brazilian dock and become the first big and most powerful ship in the
Brazilian navy

Painting by: Geoff Hunt, arrival of the portuguese royal family, rio de janeiro march, 7. 1808