21 October 2015

England Expects that Every Man Shall Do His Duty

The famous hoist onboard Nelson's flagship HMS Victory

We interrupt the steady stream of Tanktober goodness (you can find today's entry here) to remember the 210th Anniversary of this great naval engagement and the death of Vice Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson who was fatally wounded during the battle.  Raise your glass "To the Immortal Memory"


In the meantime HMS Victory, which remains the oldest commissioned warship in the world, has been restored to her 1805 colours and raised some eyebrows...