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Number 41 365 (January 10 2018)

We’re just back from a short break in Portsmouth. Wednesday was a lovely day, cold but bright; good for taking photos. Here are three of my favourites. 28 more words

365 And Related Ponderings

Bringing HMS Victory to the hallway

There is something about the Castle’s hallway, with its central staircase and pair of unnecessary and ill proportioned, but rather charming columns, that piques a childhood memory of HMS Victory. 538 more words

The Curse of Lord Nelsons Diamonds

Our sea hero’s obsession with them led to his death – and everyone else owned them met a tragic end.

As dawn broke over Aboukir Bay on the northern coast of Egypt, it revealed a sea strewn with dead bodies and wreckage from the French and British ships which had been engaged in deadly exchanges of fire throughout the night. 142 more words

Chatham Historic Dockyard

H.M.S. Victory, Mantua/Panart kit in 1:78 Scale – Part 3

Those of you who have seen my previous posts on this project will be happy to know I’m still on it. The last year has been a very busy one for me in the research of Japanese traditional boats, and that is the primary force that’s pulled me away from a lot of progress on HMS Victory. 747 more words

Ship Model Kit

Introduction to The Age of Sail

Recently, I started to think about things other than World War II. I suppose I wanted to change things up a little, and read around other subjects of interest. 1,829 more words

Military History

The Continuing Chronicles of HMS Pickle

Following HMS Pickle’s involvement in Open Bridges as together we split the city of Hull in two for the first time in its history, HMS Pickle is set to embark on the next chapter in its incredible story by once again joining forces with its illustrious sister ‘ship of the line’ Admiral Lord Nelson’s HMS Victory in Portsmouth. 629 more words

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