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Portsmouth in Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom
 

Here Nelson Fell

 
 
Here Nelson Fell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
1. Here Nelson Fell Marker
Inscription.
Here Nelson Fell
21st Oct 1805

 
Location. 50° 48.111′ N, 1° 6.577′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, England, in Hampshire County. Marker can be reached from Main Road 0.8 kilometers north of Anchor Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the quarterdeck of HMS Victory at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, National Museum of the Royal Navy. Marker is in this post office area: Portsmouth, England PO1 3LJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Victory will appear Ďas at Trafalgarí (within shouting distance of this marker); Conservation in Action (within shouting distance of this marker); Hidden layers (within shouting distance of this marker); Ship shape (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS M.33 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Unique Survivor (within shouting distance of this marker); Heavy Weather (within shouting distance of this marker); HMS M.33ís People (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
More about this marker. The plaque marks the spot where Admiral Lord Nelson was mortally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar.
 
Also see . . .
Here Nelson Fell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
2. Here Nelson Fell Marker
The small plaque on the quarterdeck of HMS Victory

1. Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Battle of Trafalgar on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
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Where Nelson Died image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
3. Where Nelson Died
A carved wreath on the shipís frame, on the orlop deck, and a perpetually lit lantern marks the spot where Nelson died.
Nelsonís Coat at the National Maritime Museum, London image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 27, 2018
4. Nelsonís Coat at the National Maritime Museum, London
This is the jacket Nelson was wearing during the Battle of Trafalgar. A tuft of cotton under the left epaulette markes the point where he was struck by a musket ball.
HMS Victory at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 30, 2018
5. HMS Victory at the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Her topmasts and yardarms have been sent down for an extensive refurbishment.
HMS Victory image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, May 5, 2018
6. HMS Victory
A model of HMS Victory, under full sail, at the Chatham Historic Dockyard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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