Nelson & His World

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 Post subject: HMS Victory:conservation
PostPosted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:58 pm 
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Interesting news of work on the conservation of HMS Victory:



https://www.chronicle.gi/lord-nelsons-h ... a-century/

I believe we have Lady Hardy to thank that Victory was preserved for posterity. The ship was destined for the breaker's yard and Hardy - unsentimental and tough as teak - prepared to sign the order when Lady Hardy expressed astonishment and Hardy stayed his hand.

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