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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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