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The Trincomalee, port sideFeatured image : The Trincomalee, port side


A view down the port side of the Trincomalee from the stern. The guns, run-out can be seen, along with the hammock-netting, standing rigging, running rigging and yards for the courses only (topsail yards etc. not yet swayed up) and the fighting tops.

Gallery updated : 11th Jun 2012


Featured battle : Sabugal (03 April 1811)

Reynier's corps, holding the French left at Sabugal, was 7 miles from the nearest of Ney's troops and 10 miles from Junot's corps. In this isolated position he was attacked by the British under Erskine whose poor management almost threw away the lead...

Database updated : 10th Oct 2013

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