The Heavyweight Punch. In the misty calm of the morning of October three of Britain’s most powerful ships: Victory guns), Temeraire and Neptune are seen in full sail, majestically bearing down on the enemy line off Cape Trafalgar.
HMS Victory is a first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, laid down in launched in and shown here in She is most famous as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in She is the only surviving example of a ship of the line.
The beginning of the Battle of the Nile at Aboukir Bay, The French Fleet of 13 ships of the line and 4 frigates carried guns. The British Fleet of 13 ships of the line and one 50 gun ship carried guns.