Friday, October 21, 2011

The Battle of Trafalgar

On October 21, 1805, the British fleet under the command of Lord Admiral Nelson defeated the fleets of both Spain and France in the Battle of Trafalgar off the coast of Spain. I have had the pleasure of visiting Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory, in Southhampton, England, when Mom and I visited England in 1993. We also stayed in the same building in which he lodged before he departed for the battle.