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HMS Victory towed into Gibraltar.

HMS Victory towed into Gibraltar.
HMS Victory towed into Gibraltar.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: D2575
Description: After the Battle of Trafalgar, the 'Victory' was badly damaged. She had many shot holes in her hull and most of her sparks and sails had been shot away. Under temporary rig, she was taken in tow by the 'Neptune', which took her safely into the Bay of Gibraltar on 28 October 1805.
Creator: Clarkson Stanfield
Date: c.1805
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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