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Nelson's Old Flagship "The Victory"

Nelson's Old Flagship The Victory Boats, Ships
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Stock #: 398296
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In Portsmouth Harbour. The most famous ship in the annals of the British Navy. Launched at Chatham 1765. She was 2154 tons burden, had a complement of 800 men and carried 104 guns. She was Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar and on her Quarter Deck the great Admiral received his death wound. In 1825 she was made flagship at Portsmouth, and since then has been preserved as a relic of the Wooden Walls of England and a momento of the glorious past