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Here's where to see the world's most famous ships

Love Exploring Logo By loveEXPLORING staff of Love Exploring | Slide 2 of 37: The oldest commissioned warship in the world, HMS Victory was the flagship of the fleet that British Naval Commander Horatio Nelson sailed to defeat the French and Spanish at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Launched in 1765, she served for an unusually long time, leading the British fleet in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary War. 

HMS Victory, Portsmouth, England, UK

The oldest commissioned warship in the world, HMS Victory was the flagship of the fleet that British Naval Commander Horatio Nelson sailed to defeat the French and Spanish at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Launched in 1765, she served for an unusually long time, leading the British fleet in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary War. 

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