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    Thank you very much for the Rep Gary, I am glad...

    Thank you very much for the Rep Gary, I am glad you enjoyed my Trafalgar tribute game, even if the ship names were a bit of a confusion. Strange to say, but when the captured French ships were taken...
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    If you have a look here, you can find out all...

    If you have a look here, you can find out all about the captains the battle and at the bottom the Battle order. Hover over the ships names and click and it will take you to the ships biography.
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    I was actually going to do this at Doncaster next...

    I was actually going to do this at Doncaster next year Chris.

    Rob.
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    Just checked it out for comparison, and over here...

    Just checked it out for comparison, and over here Amazon have 7 on sale for 64.95 which is a deal more than Miniature Market are asking.

    Rob.
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    If I were in the States, at that price I would...

    If I were in the States, at that price I would buy it myself Peter, and I already have three sets.
    Rob.
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    British.

    British.
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    The Butchers Bill. French.

    The Butchers Bill.

    French.
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    The points which astounded me most were the...

    The points which astounded me most were the efficiency of the British Frigates in hounding the French rear, and the number of fires in the game which certainly played a serious part in the French...
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    Afterword. The final positions of the...

    Afterword.

    The final positions of the ships can be compared with the actual battle map, and you can clearly see that the enactment made much more heavy weather of it from the French standpoint...
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    Within minutes, as the smoke cleared her flag...

    Within minutes, as the smoke cleared her flag came down and Sir Richard Strachan accepted her surrender, thus concluding the battle.
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    Although she replied with her rearmost guns, she...

    Although she replied with her rearmost guns, she had been too badly damaged earlier in the battle and had suffered loss of morale due to witnessing the surrender of her Flagship.
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    As Mont Blanc finally reaches the battle HMS...

    As Mont Blanc finally reaches the battle HMS Caesar turns to port and cutting across her stern delivers a double shotted broadside.
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    The remains of a proud ship.

    The remains of a proud ship.
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    The fire which breaks out on her foredeck plus...

    The fire which breaks out on her foredeck plus incredible overkill as evidenced by the bottom line of extra chits not used forces her inevitable surrender to Courageux.
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    As the now reloading Dugay Trouin passes the HMS...

    As the now reloading Dugay Trouin passes the HMS Courageux she is treated to its first double shotted broadside.
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    Here is the overall picture at this stage of the...

    Here is the overall picture at this stage of the battle compared to the actual map 4.
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    As she moves on down the line, the fire takes...

    As she moves on down the line, the fire takes hold fanned by the cross wind.
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    Not having completed her turn, she is only able...

    Not having completed her turn, she is only able to reply with her forrard section of guns, and does considerably less damage to her adversary than she received.
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    Not for long, however, as the Caesar now extracts...

    Not for long, however, as the Caesar now extracts a terrible revenge upon her counterpart the Formidable, with a tremendous broadside which catches her just as she comes out of tacking. Two fires,...
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    All action ceases on the Hero as the stricken...

    All action ceases on the Hero as the stricken ship drifts out of the battle line, and the Dugay Trouin presses on unable to stop and take the surrender of the British ship.

    Score ONE ALL.
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    The riposte is equally savage as the French 74...

    The riposte is equally savage as the French 74 pours her first broadside into the already injured Hero, shredding sails, bringing down masts and also setting her on fire, with crewmen falling in all...
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    Hero commences the action with a broadside which...

    Hero commences the action with a broadside which badly mauls the as yet unengaged Dugay Trouin, maiming many of her crew and starting no fewer than two fires.
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    This is as close as we got to the rest of the...

    This is as close as we got to the rest of the action in the actual battle as can be seen from the map. With Scipion out of the equation, the Frigates can start turning much sooner than in the actual...
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    As the French start to pass the British van, and...

    As the French start to pass the British van, and open fire, the frigates start to come about in pursuit.
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