The state funeral of Lord Nelson, 5-9 January 1806
Final resting place
Nelson's gold-encrusted coffin was placed in an ornate tomb in the crypt beneath the dome of St Paul's.
The tomb is now surrounded by the graves of many other naval officers.
These include the grave of his close friend and second in command at Trafalgar, Vice-Admiral Collingwood.
Every year, the Cathedral holds a special 'Sea Service' on the Sunday closest to Trafalgar Day, when wreaths are laid at Nelson's tomb.
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