HMS VICTORY

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In the world of old boat enthusiasts, many people must know the reputation of the ship HMS Victory. This is one of the first class battleships of the British navy in the 18th century. This article Gia Nhien will help you understand in detail about the heroic history of this famous ship. Let’s take the time to find out!

Hms Victory
Hms Victory

The Origin Of The Hms Victory Wooden Boat Model

HMS VICTORY

Not many first-class battleships were built in the history of the British Navy, as the cost of building and maintaining such ships was very high at the time. By 1712, almost no first-class battleships were in service as second-rate battleships performed this function accurately and efficiently. Many of the problems that arise when building huge ships and deciding to build them are tied to political and financial issues because they are built for military service. For these reasons, very few ships of this type were built, but one of the talented naval designers Thomas Slade made an exception. A first-rate battleship was built and named Flagship, powerful enough to carry a fleet of admirals and crew.

During the early years of the “Seven Years’ War,” Britain experienced many military disappointments. But that was a turning point in 1759, when British troops won victories in North America, the Caribbean and Europe. British Prime Minister – Pitt, realized that France was still a threat and British power rested on the Navy, so decided to order 12 new ships, and one of them was the HMS Victory – a battleship. First class with 100 guns. However, HMS Victory is not the only first class ship as it has 4 predecessors:

First Victory

The first Victory ship was built in 1559 and was called the Great Christopher. Queen Elizabeth bought this ship and named it after her. She was converted to carry 80 tons and 34 guns with a crew of up to 750 men.

Second Victory

The second Victory battleship was designed by Phineas Pett and built at Burrell’s Deptfort shipyard. This ship was launched in 1620. Its capacity was 870 tons and could carry 42 cannons along with aircraft. The ship had a crew of 500, then upgraded to 1,029 tons and in 1666 carried 42 cannons. The second Victory was damaged in 1691.

Third Victory

– The 3rd Victory, also known as Royal James, was born in 1675. Built by Deane at Portsmouth, Royal James was a mighty battleship with 100 guns of first class, and it was renamed. became Victory in 1691. In 1695, the ship was improved at Chatham Docks, increasing the tonnage from 1,422 to 1,486 tons and keeping the number of cannons – 100 guns with a crew of 754. The ship was damaged in 1712.

Fourth Victory

– The 4th Victory ship weighed 1,920 tons and carried 100 guns with a crew of 900 when she was launched at Portsmouth in 1737. In May 1744, the 4th Victory was lost due to an external wind. off Casquets and the entire crew and ship were destroyed and the name “Victoria” was removed from the naming list.

Fifth Victory

By the 5th Victory, she was born in the context of wartime pressure, however, the pressure was significantly reduced during the construction of the ship. The 5th Victory was commissioned on 12 March 1778 and was the flagship under Admiral Keppel in May of that year. HMS Victory’s first mission took place on July 23, 1778, during the Battle of Ouessant between the British and French fleets. Both fleets were damaged and Victory returned to Plymouth for repairs. During the operation and combat service, this ship was regularly refitted to ensure the most stable state.

In May 1803, the last battleship HMS Victory was brought to the Mediterranean under the command of Admiral Lord Nelson. On October 21, 1805, Nelson’s fleet was victorious and Victory was badly damaged. She returned to England for repairs in December of that year. Forever associated with Nelson’s final battle, Victory has become one of the most iconic battleships of all time, a symbol of success as its name implies. deeply impressed with the heroic and glorious wars of British history over the decades.

After many years of service in the British Navy under the command of various admirals and fleets, on November 28, 1812, HMS Victory was brought to Portsmouth. The ship’s operational career ended after 34 years of naval service. Today, the battleship HMS Victory is kept in a museum in Portsmouth and the glory of the former battleship remains forever.

Detailed Description of Battleship Hms Victory

HMS Victory is a 104-gun armored personnel carrier managed by the Royal Navy. She is best known for her role as flagship in the great Battle of Trafalgar when commanded by Lord Nelson with the armies of the First Empire, France. She also served as Keppel’s flagship at Ouessant, Howe’s flagship at Cape Spartel, and Jervis’ flagship at Cape St. Vincent. After 1824, it became a port ship. In 1922, it was moved to a dock in Portsmouth, England, and preserved as a ship museum.

In December 1758, the trustees at the Chatham Shipyard were directed to prepare a dry dock for the construction of a new class of battleships. This was extremely unusual at a time when the Royal Navy favored smaller battleships, and even more unusual was that the factory simultaneously took orders, of which only 10 were built. created during the 18th century.

Brief information:

+ Ship name: HMS Victory

+ Order date: 7/14/1759

+ Launch date: 7/5/176

+ Year of enlistment: 1778

+ Operation history: participated in the battles: First Battle of Ushant (1778), Second Battle of Ushant (1781), Battle of Cape Spartel (1782), Battle of Cape St Vincent (1797), Battle of Trafalgar (1805).

+ Status: being preserved at Portsmouth Museum, England.

Hms Victory Wooden Boat Model – Symbol of Great Success

Until many years later since the day HMS Victory returned to the museum to rest, the resounding feats of this ship are still resounding everywhere. That is also why people made a wooden boat model HMS Victory to simulate this historic battleship.

The model HMS Victory is designed and handcrafted from high quality Melaleuca wood, simulating up to 95% of a real battleship.

The details on this boat such as deck, hull, deck, undercarriage, stairs, sails, connecting ropes, cockpit, lifeboat, etc. are all meticulously done and lifelike.

This sophisticated model is considered a symbol of success, can be displayed as a feng shui item to attract success for the owner, or become a meaningful gift as the wish that the giver gives. want to send to the recipient.

Some ways to decorate the wooden boat HMS Victory you can refer to are:

+ Decorate living room, house.

+ Display at the office, desk, reception desk, lobby area.

+ As opening gifts, housewarming, birthday.

+ As a gift of gratitude, a gift for a promotion boss, …

+ Gifts for partners and customers.

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