Sir William White and HMS Powerful – Dr Scott Lindgren
18 March 2021 @ 12:30

The launching of the Russian armoured cruiser Rurik in 1890 presented a new threat to British global trade.  In response, William White designed two ‘Powerful’ class cruisers.  Often derided as white elephants, this talk illustrates that they were actually formidable vessels based on sound strategic thinking and design practice.