Ship Name

Victory, HMS

Type

Ship of the Line/First Rate

Origins/Provenance

Great Britain

Era

Maritime Republic (1751-1815)

Year Launched

1765

Home Waters

Atlantic and Mediterranean

Function

Military

Displacement (tons)

3500

Length (feet)

227

Beam (feet)

52

Draft (feet)

22

Primary Propulsion

Wind/Sail

Propulsion Specifications

3 masted; maximum of 37 sails

Hull

Wooden/2' thick at waterline

Armament

110 cannon of various sizes

Crew

850

Top Speed (knots)

11

Historical Note

Horatio Nelson's flagship at the the Battle of Trafalgar, August 1805, ; reconstructed version at Greenwich, England.

Related Images

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Admiral Horatio Nelson's 3500-ton flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). Restored and on display in Greenwich, England

Admiral Horatio Nelson's 3500-ton flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar (1805). Restored and on display in Greenwich, England
Image ID: 1268

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