In effort to keep morale high for WWII troops fighting in the Pacific, the British built a floating brewery and dispatched it to the South Seas. America did something similar with ice cream. They recommissioned a warship to make ice cream during WWII.
The USS Kidd is the only US warship authorized to raise the Jolly Roger flag as a reference to its namesake.
HMS Victory is the oldest commissioned warship in the world with 241 years’ service. She is best known for her role as Lord Nelson’s flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805. She gets 350,000 visitors per year.
The Imperial Russian Navy build a circular warship. Often called “the ugliest ship ever built” it fared poorly in open water and would spin out of control when it fired its guns.