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  • Writer's pictureGethin Thomas

"Kiss Me Hardy"

"Here reputedly lived Admiral Sir T.M. Hardy Bart. C.C.B, born 1769, Captain of the Fleet at Trafalgar 1805, and witness to Nelson's immortal dying words aboard HMS Victory "Kiss Me Hardy". First Sea Lord 1830-1834, Governor Greenwich Hospital 1834, Died 1839.

The Battle of Trafalgar was a naval engagement that took place on 21 October 1805 between the British Royal Navy and the combined fleets of the French and Spanish Navies during the War of the Third Coalition (August–December 1805) of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815).


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Val Holman
Val Holman
Aug 06, 2023

Where is the house? Would love to know!

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Gethin Thomas
Gethin Thomas
Aug 07, 2023
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It's in Plymouth, Stonehouse, Durnford Street. Right by Royal William Yard. An interesting area to walk around.

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