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The Battle of Trafalgar 1805

Location : Off Cape Trafalgar, south of Cadiz, Spain

Date : 21 October 1805

Forces: British 27 ships of the line, French and Spanish 33 ships of the line… 303 more words


Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

We have just returned from a short visit to the Southampton area and thought a short post with a few pics taken in the Portsmouth Historic Dock would be in order. 103 more words


10 Sunken Ships With Unusual Stories To Tell

This is from ListVerse.

The two ships I knew anything about is  the HMS Victory and The Champagne Schooner.

When we find a lost ship, the headlines focus so much on sunken treasure that it’s easy to forget that every ship has a story. 3,248 more words

A Silent Film for the Trafalgar Sail Project

Given the inspiration that Nelson has lent to my quilting projects over the last year, I was very excited to read about a community project organised by the… 336 more words


Let’s go to ... Portsmouth

It’s home to Ben Ainslie’s new sailing HQ and will host the America’s Cup in July but the city isn’t just about sailing, there are some great festivals on the horizon


'V' for Victorious!

I couldn’t resist getting involved in the Community Trafalgar Sail Project, as I loved exploring HMS Victory on a visit to the Historic Dockyard a few years ago. 216 more words

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