Admiral Nelson


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Noun1.Admiral Nelson - English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)Admiral Nelson - English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805)
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Admiral Nelson, also, on a capstan of gun-metal, stands his mast-head in Trafalgar Square; and ever when most obscured by that London smoke, token is yet given that a hidden hero is there; for where there is smoke, must be fire.
Admiral Nelson was fatally shot aboard the Victory in the 1805 battle as he led the British fleet against French and Spanish ships.
1797: Admiral Nelson was wounded in the right arm by grapeshot.
Past guests include Admiral Nelson, Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth I.
Rear Admiral John Jonah, who was also full of appreciation for the Nigerian Navy for immortalising Late Rear Admiral Nelson Bossman Soroh by naming one of its formations as NNS Soroh, said the gesture would go a long way in motivating serving naval personnel to give their best in serving the nation.
The company's brands include Admiral Nelson, at about 830,000 cases, and Blackheart, at 75,000 cases and growing after just four years in the market.
Our most popular ram is Captain Morgan Spiced Rum," affirms Alex Vaughn, liquor associate at Liquor Mart in Boulder, Colorado; that's followed by Bacardi and Admiral Nelson.
Price includes Private coach travel from your local area Two nights' stay with three course evening meal & cooked breakfast Visit to the Imperial War Museum Duxford for the Battle or Britain Anniversary Air Show Visit to Bletchley Park 40th Anniversary of the HMS Victory & The Mary Rose 5 September 2015 3 days from PS189 Over 35 years, HMS Victory took part in five naval battles - Trafalgar being the most famous and last, in which she carried Vice Admiral Nelson to victory in 1805.
HISTORIANS are marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of "local heroine" Emma, Lady Hamilton - the blacksmith's daughter who rose to prominence in high society and became the mistress of Admiral Nelson.
The 6ft 1in Norfolk-born Adeyemi began professional life with hometown club Norwich after being educated at the city's fee-paying co-educational school, whose famous former pupil is Admiral Nelson, one of the biggest figures in British history.
1794 BRITISH naval hero Admiral Nelson did not meet his Waterloo, but he lost his right eye at the siege of Calvi in Corsica.
The Magpies have collected 11 French players in their squad and like a modern-day Admiral Nelson, Shearer has decided to head into battle with the French, except instead of Napoleon he's attacking the rather less objectionable Yohan Cabaye.