HMS Victory is primarily known as the ship of Admiral Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar. It is also one of only two specimens in the world warship eighteenth century original still intact, with the American frigate USS Constitution.
ABOUT THE DESIGN: All models can be made to the size and / or color of your choice, to order. Finish Hull: Hull painted in the original colors OR polish unpainted
Dimensions (Length): 72cm BOAT TYPE: Three-masted square
LAUNCH YEAR: 1765
CONSTRUCTION COUNTRY: United Kingdom
SITE: Chatham Dockyard
ARCHITECT: Thomas Slade
BACKGROUND: The HMS Victory is a ship of the line of 1st British rank that had a significant role in the American Revolutionary War, the War of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic war. In 1805, he acquired a lasting reputation as flagship of Admiral Nelson in the greatest naval victory of Great Britain, the defeat of the French and Spanish at the Battle of Trafalgar.
AND TODAY ? On January 12, 1922, the HMS Victory is placed in dry dock in Portsmouth be preserved. In 1928, the ship is open to the public by King George V. Today HMS Victory is the key piece of the Royal Naval Museum in Portsmouth.