Battle of Trafalgar
Source picture: Wikipedia
Vice Admiral Lord Nelson defeated a combined French /Spanish
fleet before the coast of Spain.
Well, Lord Nelson couldn't enjoy his victory.
A musket bullet killed the famous Vice Admiral.
Horatio Nelson - Source picture: Wikipedia
I do not want to talk about this famous Vice Admiral but about his ship:
the HMS Victory.
Restoring the HMS Victory - Source picture: Wikipedia
The HMS Victory was launched in 1765. She served during the battles of:
- Siege of Gibraltar;
- Battle of Cape St. Vincent.
and of course the Battle of Trafalgar.
Now the restored HMS Victory is located in Portsmouth (United Kingdom).