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A Short History of H.M.S. Victory
The original front cover of the book has been enhanced by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader. The enhanced cover is released into the public domain. The original cover may be found at the end of the book. EVERY Englishman, we imagine, knows that the Victory was the ship which bore Lord Nelsons flag, and on board of which he received his death wound in the moment of triumph over the combined fleets of France and Spain, off Cape Trafalgar; but as very few are aware of her numerous and distinguished services, extending over many years, and preceding that sad yet glorious climax, this memoir of her career has been drawn up, with the hope of making her history from her launch to the present time better known; and that the hundreds who yearly visit her may carry away a record of their visit, to remind them of the classic ground they have been treading, and recall to their recollections some of the splendid deeds of the past, which gained for England the proud title of Mistress of the Seas. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 40847
Author: Wharton, W. J. L. (William James Lloyd)
Release Date: Sep 23, 2012
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