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Mary Rose

Built in Portsmouth, the Mary Rose was launched in 1511. She sank during an engagement with a French invasion fleet just two kilometres from the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. 94 more words

Moose World Tour

HMS Victory

HMS Victory. Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, the Victory currently has a dual role as the Flagship of the First Sea Lord and as a… 78 more words


Picture This XLIV

In a cabinet outside The Waterloo Chamber in Windsor Castle sits one of the smallest pieces of history. Once belonging to Queen Victoria and no bigger than a 5p piece, the article in question was deadly. 559 more words


Lord Nelson, not Dead!

Holding firmly to a mental picture of Nelson’s greatest moments, I spent the last few months reading entries in his private diaries and admiring his facile way with words. 548 more words


Last Chance To Save The HMS Victory?

The 250 year old HMS Victory is in dire need of some repairs. This many years of being out in the open have taken their toll on the old wood on the ship. 255 more words

Ship Models

HMS Victory

On 7 May 1765 a magnificent new ship of the line was floated out of the Old Single Dock in Chatham’s Royal Dockyard. She was HMS…

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The Victory's Original Figurehead

This quarter-scale replica of The Victory’s Original Figurehead was carved by Trevor Ellis.

When first launched the Victory had a most elaborate figurehead. It symbolised the many victories that Britain had won all over the world in 1759.

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