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Frigate "HMS Amphion" 1803

Frigate "HMS Amphion" 1803

Heading cross channel with Lord nelson following on HMS victory, on May 21st May, 1803 - Victory was under orders to meet up with Cornwallis off Brest, but after 24 hours of searching failed to find him. Nelson, anxious to reach the Mediterranean without delay, decided to transfer to Amphion off Ushant.

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