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The Naval Academy
11 November 2000

HMS Victory : The Nation's Flagship

By 1805, HMS Victory was already a historic ship in her own right - but acquired a special significance because of her role as Nelson's flagship at Trafalgar.

This seminar looked at the Victory's special status, based on all the latest research - including, for the first time, an Oral History Project on the people who have worked on the restoration since World War Two.

The seminar included a guided visit to the Museum's new Victory Gallery.

10.30 : Coffee and Registration

11.00 : Lecture One : 'Nelson's Victory?' - The Victory's historical significance
           Colin White, Deputy Director, Royal Naval Museum

12.00 : Guided visit to the Victory Gallery

12.45 : Lunch break

13.30 : Lecture Two : 'How much of her is original?' -
           The building and refitting of the Victory
           Peter Goodwin, Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory

14.30 : Lecture Three : 'Restoring the Victory' -
           An oral history of the people who have restored the ship
           Dr Chris Howard Bailey, Keeper of Collections and Head of Oral History,
           Royal Naval Museum

15.30 : Question and answer session

16.00 : Finish


For a brochure giving full details, and for bookings, please contact

Trevor Carpenter
Royal Naval Museum
HM Naval Base (PP66)
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 3NH

Telephone : 023 9272 7583
Fax : 023 9272 7575

Outside UK
Telephone : 44 23 9272 7583
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