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In Pictures: Trafalgar Day remembers Nelson
Ceremony on board HMS Victory
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A ceremony was held on board HMS Victory at Portsmouth Naval Base to mark the 199th anniversary of Admiral Lord Nelson's triumph at the Battle of Trafalgar.
HMS Victory
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Flags were hoisted over HMS Victory
HMS Victory
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A laurel wreath was laid on the spot where Nelson was shot in battle.
Plaque on HMS Victory
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The plaque marking the fatal spot on the deck of HMS Victory is polished.
HMS Victory
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HMS Victory's crew, including Leading Operator Mechanic Lorna Dow, 29, in 1805 uniform, prepared the ship for the celebrations.
HMS Victory
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The Royal Navy's new Portsmouth fleet headquarters was also opened during the anniversary celebrations.
HMS Victory
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Nelson's naval signal 'England expects that every man will do his duty' was raised.



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