Back in Hamble we took a short train ride down to Portsmouth. It was wet and cold so not the best day but one thing I had to see was ‘Victory’.
Still a commissioned vessel and the Flag Ship of the First Lord of the Admiralty.
They are fitting a fire suppression system and getting ready to pull the masts for a major refurbishment.
The same ship Nelson sailed on although they estimate about 2% of it is original, including the keel, and about 15% from Trafalgar.
He did his duty: