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HMS Victory

Vehicle  From 7/5/1765 

Categories: Armed Forces

HMS Victory was built in the Old Single Dock in Chatham's Royal Dockyard. From her website "she would gain renown leading fleets in the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War. In 1805 she achieved lasting fame as the flagship of Vice-Admiral Nelson in Britain's greatest naval victory, the defeat of the French and Spanish at the Battle of Trafalgar. ... In 1922 she was saved for the nation and placed permanently into dry dock where she remains today." In Portsmouth.

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