HMS Victory in Portsmouth
The VICTORY was launched 1765 in the navy yard of Chatham. She took part
in many engagements until she served as flagship of admiral Nelson. On
21 October 1805 in the battle of Trafalgar, he achieved the probably
most important victory in the naval history of England.
In 1922 the VICTORY was laid into a dry dock at Portsmouth and has been
open for visitors since. Despite all changes in the long history of the
ship and the numerous repairs, today she still holds many of the
original woods from 1765.
There is more information on the ship in the homepage of
Historic Dockyard and the official website of
Wikipedia has a fine article on
Victory. The tour guide who showed us the ship was excellent, too.
Photo gallery of HMS Victory
55 pictures 600 * 400 pixels, in total 4 MB. If you click on a picture
you will get the high resolution image 4368 * 2912 pixels.
We visited HMS Victory on a cloudy day in December 2007. Still, I took
many pictures. If you click on a photo you will get that photo in high
resolution. If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox, press F11
to minimize navigation bars and have a larger screen with the photos.