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An example of the ultimate sailing warship--the three-decker First Rate--Victory was the most popular and successful gun ship of the period, the flagship of. The three-decker First Rate- Victory, was the most successful gun ship of the period and the flagship of Nelson at Trafalgar. First published in in the. The three-decker First Rate-Victory, was the most successful gun ship of the period and the flagship of Nelson at Trafalgar. First published in in the.
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Construction[ edit ] In DecemberPitt the Elderin his role as head of the British government, placed an order for the building of 12 ships, including a first-rate ship that would become HMS Victory.
The commissioner of Chatham The 100 gun ship victory was instructed to prepare a dry dock for the construction. It was the Annus Mirabilisor Year of Miracles or Wondersand the ship's name may have been chosen to commemorate the victories   or it may have been chosen simply because out of the seven names shortlisted, Victory was the only one not in use.
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The end of the Seven Years' War meant that Victory remained in this condition for nearly three years, which helped her subsequent longevity. Measurements at first light confirmed his fears: He told the dreadful news to his superior, master shipwright John Allin, who considered abandoning the launch.
Larkin asked for the the 100 gun ship victory of every available shipwright, and they hewed away enough wood from the gates with their adzes for the ship to pass safely through.
The first of these problems was rectified after launch by increasing the ship's ballast to settle her upright on the keel.
The second problem, regarding the siting of the lower gunports, could not be addressed. Instead it was noted in Victory's sailing instructions that these gunports would have to remain closed and unusable in rough weather.
This had potential to limit Victory's firepower, though in practice the 100 gun ship victory of her subsequent actions would be fought in rough seas. She remained there until France joined the American War of Independence in This included arming her with a full complement of smooth bore, cast iron cannon.
Admiral Keppel was later court martialed for allowing the French fleet to escape but was acquitted.
The Gun Ship Victory, Revised Edition by John McKay
Manoeuvring was made difficult by changing winds and driving rain, but eventually a battle became inevitable, with the British more or less in column and the French in some confusion.
However, the French managed to pass along the British line with their most advanced ships. At about a quarter to twelve, Victory opened the 100 gun ship victory on Bretagne of guns, which was being followed by Ville de Paris of 90 guns.
Keppel made the signal to follow the French, but Palliser did not conform and the action was not resumed. Second Battle of Ushant In The 100 gun ship victoryVictory's hull was sheathed with 3, sheets of copper below the waterline to protect it against shipworm. Not knowing that the convoy was protected by twenty-one ships of the line under the command of Luc Urbain de Bouexic, comte de GuichenKempenfelt ordered a chase when they were sighted on 12 December and began the battle.
The French were dispersed in a gale and forced to return home. Great Siege of Gibraltar Victory's armament was slightly upgraded in with the replacement of all of her 6-pounders with pounder cannons.
Gun Ship "Victory by McKay, John
No resistance was encountered on entering the straits and the supplies were successfully unloaded. There was a minor engagement at the time of departure, in which Victory did not fire a shot.
The British ships were under orders to return home and did so without major incident.