Standing in her home of No. 2 dry dock, HMS Victory is one of the most famous warships ever built. Est. between 1759-1765, HMS Victory was a first-rate ship! Still in commission, HMS Victory is now the flagship of the Commander-in-Chief Naval Home Command.
200 years ago, Horatio Viscount Nelson, Vice-Admiral of the White, led HMS Victory and 27 British ships into battle off Cape Trafalgar against a much larger combined French and Spanish fleet. The rest is history.