Cape Trafalgar

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a small cape in southwestern Spain

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If the navy was really like this, how on earth could it have had the morale and the efficiency to win battle after battle before taking on both the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar, and destroying them?
His74-gun warship,Defiance,was being repaired as Nelson prepared to sail for Cape Trafalgar.
Admiral Lord Nelson lost his life in the ferocious battle against the French and Spanish forces off Cape Trafalgar, near Cadiz in southern Spain.
On October 21, 1805, those Royal Navy ships, under the command of the legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson, smashed a larger French-Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar on the Atlantic coast of Spain.
The situation finally came to a head at Cape Trafalgar on Spain's southwest coast on 21 October 1805, when 27 British battleships under the command of Admiral Nelson famously overcame 18 French and 15 Spanish ships.
The event was organised by Middlesbrough Military Celebratory Association to mark the battle on October 21, 1805 off Cape Trafalgar on the Spanish coast, between the combined fleets of Spain and France and the Royal Navy, led by Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson.
Channon also saddles Silca's Gift, while Jamie Osborne will be double-handed too, with Diosypros Blue and Cape Trafalgar both declared.
We listen enthralled as Pedro tells how a slightly built, battle-scarred son of a Norfolk vicar routed the Franco-Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar on October 21, 1805.
Near Gibraltar is Cape Trafalgar, where Nelson was shot dead on October 21, 1805, in an epic sea battle.
1805 English hero Lord Nelson killed in battle off Cape Trafalgar in south-west Spain.
Thus we too become privy to Nelson's brilliant maneuvers, to his intransigence, to the famous moment when he clapped his telescope to his blind eye as he was fighting the Danes and thus could not see his superior's signal-flag commanding him to withdraw, to the repeated carnage of sea battle after sea battle -- finally producing 140 years of British imperial hegemony when Nelson destroyed the French and Spanish fleets off Cape Trafalgar on 21 October 1805, after sending out his famous signal, "England expects that every man will do his duty," which is still a staple of British national pride.
Under Captain Claude Touffet, she formed part of Rear Admiral Dumanoir le Pelley's division in the van of the combined French and Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar on the fateful morning of October 21st, 1805.
The Cape Trafalgar Marine Wind Consortium joint venture will develop marine wind power projects using technology that leverages know-how gained in oil rigs
The ship then sailed in company with the Spanish aircraft carrier Principe De Asturias and the French frigate Montcalm towards Cape Trafalgar where a wreath-laying service was held.
The ship then sailed with the Spanish aircraft carrier Principe De Asturias and the French frigate Montcalm towards Cape Trafalgar for a wreath-laying service