On This Day In History

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On August 15 1864, the Union Navy captured the Confederate ironclad cruiser Georgia ,built in England, off of the coast of Portugal at the city of Lisbon, after the capture it was sold to a British shipowner who disarmed it.

Published in: on August 15, 2009 at 8:21 pm  Comments Off on On This Day In History  
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