The Nelson-era Navy

The National Maritime Museum explores how the Navy secured its place in the fabric of the nation in Nelson, Navy, Nation – a new permanent exhibition opening on Trafalgar Day, 21 October 2013. 

The brutal world of the Nelson-era Navy

The 18th Century was a tumultuous period for the Royal Navy. From bustling dockyards to ferocious sea battles – and from jolly Jack Tars to Admiral Lord Nelson’s elevation to one of the best-known figures in British history.

The National Maritime Museum explores how the Navy secured its place in the fabric of the nation in Nelson, Navy, Nation – a new permanent exhibition opening on Trafalgar Day, 21 October 2013.

Nelson, Navy, Nation can be seen at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. Admission free.

 

Click on the image below to take a look with co-curator Quintin Colville:

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