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Mithlond04 Sep 2016 1:43 p.m. PST

Our club put on a relight of the historic battle using the 'Blood, Bilge and Iron Balls' rules; if you would like a look there is an an after action report on my blog:

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…and more photos (over 100!) on the club's Facebook page:

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Cheers
Paul

Bozkashi Jones08 Sep 2016 2:11 p.m. PST

Bloomin' brilliant!

Thanks for that Mithlond

Jabba Miles23 Sep 2016 4:09 a.m. PST

It was a fun game to play in, although frustrating for us Frenchies.

Tony.

StarCruiser23 Sep 2016 8:05 a.m. PST

That action was going to be frustrating for the French, no matter what. The whole setup that lead to the battle pretty much ensured a likely defeat.

Where they anchored, how they anchored and their orders from Napoleon pretty much locked it all down. Then you add the natural-born trouble of Nelson attacking and boy… you're in trouble.

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