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Career and Conservation of HMS Victory

The History

The history of the HMS Victory comprises five main phases: Phase 1 Construction and pre-service 1759–1777 Phase 2 Service Career 1778–1812; Phase 3 Service Afloat 1812–1921; Phase 4a Reconstruction 1922–1965; and Phase 4b Reconstruction 1966–2013 […]

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Mustering the Company

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05. Desolation Island

Naval Duels of the War of 1812

In Desolation Island and The Fortune of War, Jack Aubrey and the rest of the Royal Navy are portrayed as being quite depressed over America’s unexpected victories at sea.