Portsmouth Navy Days in pictures | Nostalgia

August in Portsmouth just doesn’t feel the same without Navy Days.
Hordes of visitors queue to go aboard HMS Victory in an undated Navy Days picture.Hordes of visitors queue to go aboard HMS Victory in an undated Navy Days picture.
Hordes of visitors queue to go aboard HMS Victory in an undated Navy Days picture.

Look at the crowds queueing to get on board HMS Victory in the picture below. There must be thousands of them.

Of course, Victory was Nelson’s flagship at Trafalgar but we should never forget that her commander was Captain Thomas Masterman Hardy.

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To see the full Navy Days gallery of 27 pictures click here.

The flight deck of an aircraft carrier packed with visitors in 1983. The News PP4990The flight deck of an aircraft carrier packed with visitors in 1983. The News PP4990
The flight deck of an aircraft carrier packed with visitors in 1983. The News PP4990

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