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"Dieu et mon droit" HMS Victory

"Dieu et mon droit" HMS Victory
"Honni soit qui mal y pense" (Shame be to him who thinks evil of it)
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
Nikkor f:2.8/24mm, Film: Kodachrome, AUG 1978 (Scanned)
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12 comments - The latest ones
 Ingrid K. Brandl
Ingrid K. Brandl club
ein tolles Schiff ist es schon
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Ingrid K. Brandl club
Danke Isabella !!!
11 years ago.
 Armando Taborda
Armando Taborda club
...I have been there...Demetrius...thanks for reminding me...
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Armando Taborda club
OK Armando ! Greetings :))
11 years ago.
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Ester
Thank you very much Ester !!!
11 years ago.
Jörn club
Die Victory ist ja in excellentem Zustand
Ich konnte auch auf meinen Reisen an keinem "Oldy" vobei gehen
ob das die Vasa, die Pommern in Mariehamn oder die Fregatte Jylland in Dänemark waren.
Schön, dass mit soviel Engagement und Hingabe diese Zeugen der Vergangenheit
erhalten werden.
11 years ago.
Demetrius Chryssikos club has replied to Jörn club
Danke Jörn !!! Grüße ;))
11 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!
13 months ago. Edited 13 months ago.

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