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HMS VICTORY LEADING THE LINE AT TRAFALGAR 1805

Nelson's flagship is seen leading the line off Cape Trafalgar at 11:35 am on the 21st October 1805 some thirty minutes before the battle. From the main mast Victory is flying Nelson's favourite and final signal "Engage the enemy more closely". HMS Victory was built at Chatham, England in 1765 as a 'ship ...

  • Id: hms-victory-leading_the_line_trafalgar_1805-b1p-039-b2p-098
  • Name: HMS VICTORY LEADING THE LINE AT TRAFALGAR 1805
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 45"" x 30"" (115cm x 76cm)
  • Section: FIGHTING VESSELS
  • Book 1 Page: 39
  • Book 2 Page: 98