Nelson Boarding the San Josef at the Battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 February 1797

Nelson Boarding the San Josef at the Battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 February 1797, by George Jones, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

HMS Victory raking the Salvador del Mundo, Battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 Feb 1797

HMS ‘Victory’ Raking the ‘Salvador del Mundo’ at the Battle of Cape St Vincent, 14 February 1797, by Thomas Luny, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

2nd January 1793 “The Childers Incident” first shot of the French Revolutionary War

HMS Childers. Painting in collection of National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.