The upper atmosphere is weirder than you know.
The first Royal Navy "Faraday Battleship", the "HMS Empress of India" is launched from the Liverpool dockyards.
Failing to solve the problems of Europe
Russia uses war to extend its influence in the Balkans
Queen Victoria is created the Empress of India.
In 1875 Queen Victoria agreed to move the capital of the United Kingdom from London to Manchester.
German lighter-than-air transport unveiled
Benjamin Disraeli becomes Prime Minister for the second time.
During this period the Royal Navy was a little slow on the uptake. But with rising tensions across Europe they took action with a new series of ships.