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HMS Victory is the Royal Navy's most famous warship. She is the world's oldest commissioned ship and a proud memorial to Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson, Britain's greatest Naval hero. Standing proud in her home of No. 2 dry dock, HMS Victory is one of the most famous warships ever built. Built between 1759-1765, Victory was a first-rate, ship-of-the-line.

from Untold Morsels - travel & lifestyle blog

The best of London - exploring glorious Greenwich

Greenwich | London - great things to do in Greenwich. Discover museums, restored clipper ship the Cutty Sark and walk over the meridian line at this fascinating area of London. A trip to Greenwich is a wonderful day out in London.


"The Heavyweight Punch," by Geoff Hunt. "HMS Victory," "HMS Temeraire" and "HMS Neptune" leading the line at Trafalgar on Oct. 21, 1805.


Pirate Ship?? More like a first rate HMS of the line. Pirates usually required speed and possibly a shallow draft.

from La boite verte

Diagramme d'un ancien bateau de guerre

British Warship (Third rate) from 1728 - I need to look more into what these ratings mean, and which ones were used in the British campaign to Quebec during the Seven Years' War. I know there was a massive fleet involved in the attack (estimates put it at a quarter of the entire Royal Navy), but that doesn't tell me what type of ships those were.