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  HMS Victory; Admiral Lord Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar
HMS Victory's fore top sail is a unique artifact from the battle and the period, the fact it remains intact today is a testament to the skill of the Georgian sail makers who manufactured the sail over two centuries ago.
HMS Victory's firepower alone was superior to all of Wellingtons cannons used at the Battle of Waterloo.
HMS Victory and No 4 Boathouse were the carving took place, alongside one of the ships original 32 lb cannon under repair, along with part of the original badly decayed oak carved scrollwork that had been removed from the starboard side entrance port.
www.sculptor-iangb.com /hms-victory.htm   (8120 words)

 HMS Victory Model ; scale model of Nelson's Flagship HMS Victory.
Although most of this victory oak beam due to its age was badly decayed and worm damaged on first inspection it would appear to be quite unusable; however after carefully removing large junks of the rotten oak and treating the worm damage wood, sound oak started to appear through and work could begin.
The 32 pounder cannon and mess tables on the lower gun deck on HMS Victory, when battle stations was announced the ropes holding the mess tables were removed from the hooks in the beams which enabled the mess tables to be quickly stored away.
The victory's skilful construction by the 18 century shipwrights was such that the ship was cleverly held together by bolts and an assortment of nails and mitred joints, each carefully shaped to lock together into the corresponding beam.
www.sculptor-iangb.com /victory-model.htm   (1563 words)

 Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - HMS Victory
Visit HMS Victory and see the Great Cabin where the battle was planned, the spot where Nelson died and the once crowded decks where over 800 men lived, worked and fought.
Also included on your ticket when you visit HMS Victory from March 18 2005 (subject to availability) is the Trafalgar Sail Exhibition which shows the last remaining sail from HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.
HMS Victory is either on a guided tour system or on a free-flow system.
www.flagship.org.uk /hms_victory.htm   (430 words)

 HMS Victory Copper
HMS Victory was ordered in 1759 during the Seven Years War but defence cutbacks at the end of the war meant that she was not launched until 1765.
Various representations of HMS Victory were among those commonly included in the catalogues of hardware manufacturers through the 1930s and again from the 1950s onwards.
The major manufacturers of brassware in Birmingham had 'HMS Victory' emblems available to be used as finials on fireside wares and other brassware throughout the first half of the 20th century.
www.oldcopper.org /hms_victory.htm   (632 words)

 All Wood Wings: HMS Victory - quality ship models crafted from wood
HMS Victory launched in 1765 – is the oldest commissioned warship today and is the Flagship of the Second Sea Lord, Commander-in-Chief of the Naval Home Command, Royal Navy.
A survivor of the Battle of Trafalgar (1805) the 104-gunship continues to be restored by the Royal Navy with assistance from the Society for Nautical Research and rests at her at her moorings in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, England.
Victory was one of the fastest first rate ships of the line at her time, and had excellent handling abilities.
www.allwoodwings.com /Ships/TallShips/HMS-Victory.htm   (836 words)

 HMS Victory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Victory is a 104-gun ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built between 1759 and 1765.
The School remained on Victory until 1904, when training was transferred temporarily to HMS Hercules, and in 1906 the whole School was moved to a permanent establishment at the Royal Naval Barracks.
The outcome of the campaign was that British Government agreed to restore and preserve her to commemorate Nelson, the Battle of Trafalgar and the Royal Navy's supremacy during and after the Napoleonic period.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Victory   (2487 words)

 HMS Victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Victory is still a commissioned ship, which means it is the oldest ship in the Royal Navy.
The Victory was already a veteran of three wars and four major battles when Nelson fought in her at the Battle of Trafalgar.
The above photograph is of the Victory Cutter Crew in one of the rowing boats from HMS victory.
www.portsmouth-guide.co.uk /local_f/victory.htm   (319 words)

 HMS Victory - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Victory, battleship of the British Royal Navy.
Work began on HMS Victory in 1759 and the ship was launched at Chatham on May 7, 1765.
The flagship of Horatio Nelson, HMS Victory, built in the middle of the 18th century, typified the large man-of-war style of the period.
uk.encarta.msn.com /HMS_Victory.html   (113 words)

 HMS VICTORY (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, the Victory currently has a dual role as the flagship of the Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command and as a living museum to the Georgian navy.
In 1812 the Victory was retired from frontline duty and anchored in Portsmouth Harbour, on the south coast of England.
Open to the public all year round, HMS Victory allows the visitor to explore the world of the Georgian navy, experiencing both the ship herself and the lives of the men who lived within her 'wooden world'
www.hms-victory.com.cob-web.org:8888   (203 words)

 HMS Victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The keel was laid on 23 July 1759, and HMS Victory was launched on 7 May 1765.
Overall HMS Victory was 227ft (67m) and 52ft (16m) wide.
HMS Victory's well trained crew could clear the ship for action in ten minutes.
www.cjbooks.demon.co.uk /hms.htm   (2552 words)

 Celebrate Trafalgar 200 with a tour of HMS Victory and Portsmouth Dockyard
The Museum is located facing HMS Victory and has four award winning exhibitions including a true to life recreation of Trafalgar and the great sea battles of 1805.
After lunch the Curator of HMS Victory, Peter Goodwin, will give an in-depth talk on some of the lesser known details of the history of this famous vessel; this will enable you to take a very different look at her when you visit later in the day.
HMS Warrior was launched in 1860 and during her heyday she was the most formidable warship the world had ever seen.
www.heritagetouring.co.uk /i-tour/hms-victory.htm   (540 words)

 HMS Victory tall model sailing ship.
There have actually been five different HMS Victory ships, but the most current was launched in 1765, cost 63,176 pounds and took six years to build.
The HMS Victory slashed through the enemy's line of ships, took great punishment, but left disaster in her wake.
HMS Victory Limited 30": They are museum quality replicas available for those who demand the best.
www.handcraftedmodelships.com /hms-victory.php   (455 words)

 HMS Victory Model Ship
HMS Victory stands second to none in the hearts of British seamen.
HMS Victory was essential to Britain's continued superiority on the high seas during the Napoleonic Wars.
HMS Victory is now restored and resting in dry dock at Portsmouth, England.
www.modelshipmaster.com /products/tall_ships/victoryS.htm   (214 words)

 HMS Victory (1737) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
HMS Victory, 100, was a first-rate ship of the line of Britain's Royal Navy.
Some few of the timbers used were taken from the remains of the previous HMS Victory which had caught fire and mostly burnt in February 1721 whilst having weed burned from her bottom (this process was called "breaming").
The new Victory was launched in 1737 and became the flagship of the channel fleet under Sir John Norris in 1741.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/HMS_Victory_(1737)   (330 words)

 Krone - HMS Victory
Krone Pen honors the heroism of Lord Nelson with the HMS Victory a pen of exquisite craftsmanship and elaborate detail that commemorates the endless determination and courage of this man and his magnificent ship, as he defeated Napoleon in the battle of Trafalgar.
The barrel of the HMS Victory is made of prehistoric mammoth ivory, legally excavated in Northern soils.
In addition, every pen is accented with a genuine piece of wood preserved from the actual HMS Victory that fought the battle of Trafalgar.
www.airlineintl.com /krone/krone_hmsvictory.htm   (442 words)

 HMS Victory - Wikimedia Commons
HMS Victory was Lord Nelson`s Flagship during the battle of Trafalgar.
Various ceremonial events take place on her and she was the centre of a celebration in 2005 with the Queen in attendance to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar.
English: HMS Victory is a 104-gun ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built between 1759 and 1765.
commons.wikimedia.org /wiki/HMS_Victory   (351 words)

 HMS Victory - Memory Alpha - A Wikia wiki
The HMS Victory was an ancient Earth sailing vessel and one of the most famous ships in British naval history.
She served as the flagship for Admiral Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
In 2365, Geordi La Forge was preparing to give a model of Victory to the captain of the starship USS Victory.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/HMS_Victory   (164 words)

 Tall Ship Models, HMS Victory, USS Constitution...
Victory was essential to Britain's continued superiority on the high seas during the Napoleonic Wars.
At the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801, she was commanded by Captain William Bligh, formerly of HMS Bounty.
In 1801, she was Rear Admiral Horatio Nelson's flagship prior to the Battle of Copenhagen; he transferred his flag to HMS Elephant, whose lighter draft enabled him to sail closer inshore for the bombardment of the Danish capital on April 2.
www.modelshipmaster.com /products/tall_ships/index.htm   (3486 words)

 Biography - HMS Victory - Icons of England
HMS Victory is the most iconic ship in English naval history.
HMS Victory may fairly claim to be the most famous ship in England.
Following some debate the following year, it was decided to name this flagship the Victory (the previous Victory had rather defied its name by going down with all hands in 1744).
www.icons.org.uk /theicons/collection/hms-victory/biography   (160 words)

 Ghost HMS Victory
Called a "Ship of the Line", at the time of her construction, the Victory was one of the most powerful warships in the world and bristled with cannons.
The HMS Victory was the Flagship of Horatio Nelson during the battle of Trafalgar.
Somehow, maybe it was simply time, but they found the pristine hull of the HMS Victory floating just off the dockyard where she had been just before the coming of the rifts.
www.kitsune.addr.com /Rifts/Rifts-Earth-Vehicles/Ghost_HMS_Victory.htm   (3035 words)

 HMS Victory Model Home Page
Rex Lethlean, a farmer from outside of Melbourne, Australia, laid the keel of the HMS Victory model in 1980.
The Statistics page provides fascinating detail about the construction of the original HMS Victory and, in contrast, about the Victory model.
If you are a collector and have a serious interest in purchasing the HMS Victory Model, see the Purchase page.
www.victorymodel.com   (201 words)

Although Victory underwent a major refit between the Battle of Cape St. Vincent (1797) and Trafalgar, her appearance today still gives an immense impression of the conditions aboard the flagship of Admiral Sir John Jervis on Tuesday 14th February 1797.
Victory returned again to the fleet in 1803 and served as flagship to Nelson until Trafalgar (1805).
Victory is currently nearing the end of a period of intensive restoration, intended to bring her as close as possible to her Trafalgar condition in time for the bicentennary in 2005.
www.solarnavigator.net /history/victory.htm   (995 words)

 Battle of Cape St. Vincent - HMS Victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Victory is the only remaining 18th century ship of the line anywhere in the world.
She remains the oldest serving warship still to be in commission - she retains her own Captain, officers and crew - and flies the flag of the Second Sea Lord, Commander in Chief Naval Home Command.
HMS Victory appears today in the form in which she fought her most famous battle, the Battle of Trafalgar (21st October 1805) at which Admiral Lord Nelson was shot by a French marine from the fighting top of the Redoutable.
www.stvincent.ac.uk /1797/Victory/index2.html   (179 words)

 HMS Victory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
HMS Victory is the only 18th Century ship of the line still to be found anywhere in the world.
She is the world's oldest surviving warship still in use and is the flagship of the Second Sea Lord, Commander in Chief Naval Home Command.
HMS Victory is a unique experience of life in the 18th century navy.
www.stvincent.ac.uk /1797/Victory/index.html   (143 words)

 H.M.S. Victory
The memory of England´s greatest sea battle after Drake´s defeat of the Spanish Armada is kept fresh in all our minds by the continued existence of HMS Victory, which is preserved in a dry dock at Portsmouth.
Launched in 1765, she was already an old ship by the time of Trafalgar, which makes her survival to this day even more remarkable.
The Victory´s main guns were 12 pounders (top), 24 pounders (middle) or 32 pounders.
www.voodoo.cz /victory/victory.html   (542 words)

 Sailing War Ships: HMS "Victory" (1765)
Callender, Geoffrey: H.M.S. Victory and the Victory Museum.
Some Notes on the Original Model from which H.M.S. Victory was Built in 1765.
R.O.: H.M.S. Victory and the Society for Nautical Research.
www.bruzelius.info /Nautica/Ships/War/GB/Victory(1765).html   (461 words)

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