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HMS Victory

HMS Victory
HMS Victory is a first rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, started in 1759 and launched in 1765, most famous as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar. She is the world's oldest naval ship still in commission, and now sits in dry dock in Portsmouth, England as a museum ship.
Class and type: 100-gun first rate ship of the line
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 Christel Ehretsmann
Christel Ehretsmann club
I've been on it several times ! great !
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Christel Ehretsmann club
Great! Unique !!!!
I´ve seen also Vasa (in Stockholm), Cutty Sark (clipper ship/London), Oseberg Viking ship (Bygdøy, Oslo), Rickmer Rickmers (Hamburg), now I have to see the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides/Boston).
11 years ago. Edited 11 years ago.
Jörn club
Wie gut, dass dieses und viele andere historische Schiffe, dank engagierter Freunde und
Förderer erhalten bleiben!
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Jörn club
2 years ago.
 Demetrius Chryssikos
Demetrius Chryssikos club
Dien. 7th. May 2019
On this day in 1765 HMS Victory was floated out of Chatham Dockyard for the first time.
She has 254 years of stories to share from the time she's been afloat!
Visit her at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for a unique look at British Naval History.
Today is the 254th anniversary of the oldest commissioned warship in the world, HMS Victory.
She was floated out of the Old Single Dock at Chatham Dockyard on this day in 1765.
She’s had an incredible journey as Nelson’s flagship and her 40th year was spent at the Battle of Trafalgar.
She’s also where Nelson lost his life and you can see the spot where he fell on her top deck.
Now at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard she's ready to teach you all about key moments in British naval history!
12 months ago. Edited 12 months ago.

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