Saturday, 8 December 2012

Trafalgar: The Aftermath and the Hurricane

As the Battle of Trafalgar came to an end, the victors did not have much time to celebrate, as they worked to take ships and prisoners, and make rough, hurried repairs to make the ships seaworthy, while mourning the loss of their Commander-in-Chief.  But a storm was quickly brewing, which would prove to be devastating and claim more lives and ships than the battle itself.