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  Topic: Nelson: The Sailor’s Story

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 1:27 pm   Subject: Nelson: The Sailor’s Story
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre, a unique theatre space situated in the lower hold of historic tea clipper Cutty Sark, is hosting on Saturday, 24 October , a play written and performed by Nicholas ...
  Topic: the Holy Ghost

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:01 am   Subject: the Holy Ghost
The hunt for the Holy Ghost: one of Henry V's four 'great' warships is found buried in mud in Hampshire river after historian spotted it in an aerial photograph ...
  Topic: Victory repainted in pink ?

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:46 pm   Subject: Victory repainted in pink ?
Victory is being repainted in the colours she had during her most famous battle.
Some say there's a definite hint of pink....

Look at the video : ...
  Topic: Hermione voyage

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:43 pm   Subject: Hermione voyage
In April 2015, after a period of sea trials and training in 2014, the Hermione will set sail for the USA.
The journey will start from the mouth of the River Charente, in Port des Barques, where Lafa ...
  Topic: obit Jean Boudriot

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2015 2:09 pm   Subject: obit Jean Boudriot
Jean Boudriot is dead, aged 94.
He was buried yesterday in Paris.

Musée national de la Marine, Rochefort :

Notre ami Jean ‪Boudriot‬ est mort, à l'âge de 94 ans. Son enterrement a eu lie ...
  Topic: Nelson's Band of Brothers

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:39 pm   Subject: Nelson’s Band of Brothers
Nelson’s Band of Brothers, a bibliographic encyclopaedia of the officers who fought under Nelson’s tactical command at his three great battles, is due out on 30 May.
Nelson’s Band of Brothers i ...
  Topic: Blackbeard health-care plan

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Mon Feb 02, 2015 12:09 am   Subject: Blackbeard health-care plan ...
  Topic: Victory rotting away from the inside

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 3:40 pm   Subject: Victory rotting away from the inside

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  Topic: Emma Hamilton pictures

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:32 pm   Subject: Emma Hamilton pictures
A collection of pictures of Emma Hamilton from Greenwich Museum Pictures Library :
  Topic: we are Charlie

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 11:43 pm   Subject: we are Charlie
  Topic: Petty lies, lives and officers

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2015 2:16 pm   Subject: Petty lies, lives and officers
Here is an unusual book : available (for free) only on the web at The leading character, Con Foster, is forced to leave the navy at the age of one and twenty, when Captain Brightling, Con's former gua ...
  Topic: back to the Dockyard

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:43 pm   Subject: back to the Dockyard
  Topic: "...made the Signal for all Lieutenants"

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:42 pm   Subject: "...made the Signal for all Lieutenants"
Welcome aboard.

It's a signal made by the admiral for the lieutenants of the fleet to come and meet on his flagship. With no radios or mobiles all orders were to be given "viva voce" or b ...
  Topic: the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s Santa Maria found ?

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2014 2:58 am   Subject: the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s Santa Maria found ?
Haiti shipwreck is not Columbus’s Santa Maria, says Unesco
  Topic: James Ralfe's Naval Chronology of Great Britain

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PostForum: Age of Nelson   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:32 pm   Subject: James Ralfe's Naval Chronology of Great Britain
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