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
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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
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
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