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HMS Victory - Portsmouth Historic Naval Dockyard

Visiting and being able to walk through HMS Victory was definitely the highlight, of our visit to the Portsmouth Historic Naval Dockyard. For me, it was the culmination of a couple of previous visits on our current tour – the Battle of Trafalgar Exhibit at the National Maritime Museum and visiting Chatham Historic Dockyard, where the ship was built and refitted. 1,072 more words


John Rennie and Chatham Dockyard

Found this stone today in the Dockyard at the bottom of the middle set of stairs to officers Terrace . It’s near to one of the hidden air raid shelters… 55 more words

Chatham Historic Dockyard

Chatham Historic Naval Dockyard

Good friends of ours served in both the Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy, and during their RN days they served at Chatham Dockyard. They highly recommended the Historic Dockyard as a place to visit, while we are in Kent. 1,248 more words


Jump on a boat in Portsmouth!

Portsmouth is only a 1 hour train journey from Salisbury, and the train station is really close to the Historic Dockyard where all the ships are found. 347 more words


Heave away, haul away! Two Shantyhead gigs inside of 16 hours...

A couple of weeks ago, I had a call from the events team at HMS Victory (National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard) enquiring as to the availability of… 1,326 more words

HMS Victory

HMS Victory 104 gun first rate ship of the line

Ordered- 1758

Laid Down-1759


Commissioned- 1778

Displacement- 3,500 tonnes

Length- 227 ft 6 inches… 1,478 more words


The Historic Dockyard Breaking the Chain exhibition

Breaking the chains is a new exhibition commemorating the Battle of Medway

Royal Collection Trust has kindly lent The Historic Dockyard Chatham ‘Holmes’s Bonfire’, the burning of Dutch Merchant Ships between Terschelling and Vlieland, 19th August 1666. 47 more words

Chatham Historic Dockyard