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Subject

Battle of St Vincent

Event  From 4/2/1797  To 4/2/1797

Categories: Armed Forces, War Memorial other

Countries: Portugal, Spain

A British fleet, lead by John Jervis, defeated a Spanish fleet almost twice its size, near Cape St Vincent, Portugal. Nelson distinguished himself in this battle where he commanded HMS Captain and was subsequently knighted and promoted to Rear-Admiral.

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Battle of St Vincent

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46005

Battle of St Vincent frieze

See "2018" below for the event that this relief depicts. Camden's Public Art...

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51244

Greenwich Royal Naval Hospital Old Burial Ground

The names on the monument are of men whose claim to immortality is their role...

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45833

Nelson's column

Erected to commemorate the Trafalgar victory over Napoleon of 1805. The heigh...

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