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- Russian Ironclads in the Black Sea
- The Engineer
- vol. 43, 25 May 1877, p. 359
If any reliance could be placed on the statements that reached Britain from the East, it appeared that the Turks had complete mastery of the Black Sea. Their ships could go where they pleased, and attack any port that they saw fit to assail, without fear of reprisals from the Russians.