The Battle of Trafalgar: In Words and Images (Part 3)

Once more, thanks to BritishBattles.com:

The Death of Nelson

The Death of Nelson

His Majesty's Ship Belleisle after the Battle of Trafalgar

His Majesty’s Ship Belleisle after the Battle of Trafalgar

British sailors rescuing enemy crew from the sea

British sailors rescuing enemy crew from the sea

Turner's magnificent representation of the Battle of Trafalgar

Turner’s magnificent representation of the Battle of Trafalgar

His Majesty's Ship Belleisle after the Battle of Trafalgar.

His Majesty’s Ship Belleisle after the Battle of Trafalgar.

Trafalgar : The end of the battle

Trafalgar : The end of the battle

The HMS Victory can be toured in Portsmouth Harbor, Portsmouth, UK: http://www.hms-victory.com/ and http://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/site-attractions/attractions/hms-victory.

One of the surviving sails can also be seen in a controlled environment. I’ve seen it twice. It’s well worth the climb up the floor where it’s maintained:

To coincide with the bi-centennial celebrations of the Battle of Trafalgar in 2005, a permanent exhibition was created focusing on HMS Victory’s surviving fore topsail. Victory apart, the sail is recognised by experts as the largest surviving original artefact from the Battle.

http://www.rwdp.co.uk/portfolio/page8/page8.html

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