An old wooden sailing battleship H.M.S Defiant, which had been converted into a Royal Navy torpedo training ship.
Radio station: Royal Navy Radio. During 1899 three cruisers were controlled in manoeuvres by radio for the first time, Marchese Marconi was present while the trials took place.
Location: The location for these wireless experiments was apparently off the coast of England somewhere, and the greatest distance achieved was 74 nautical miles. The month was July. [Information by Dr. Adrian Peterson]