National Geographic : 1963 Aug
AUDACHHME BY ALAN VILLIERS UC NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Honored veteran of old sea battles, H.M .S. Victory, Horatio Nelson's flagship, stands preserved at Portsmouth. Flags on the nautical shrine here spell out the Admiral's mes sage to the fleet at Trafalgar: "England expects that every man will do his duty." Shortly 258 after hoisting the signal, Nelson fell wounded on the ship's deck and died in its cockpit.