|Borrowed from the Daily Mail but I see another has copyright. Sorry!|
Nelson, of course, was shot and killed during the battle and his body was preserved in a barrel of brandy.
Which reminds me of the story of a guide on the Victory telling a party of tourists, "That plaque on the deck is the spot where Nelson fell." To which one of the tourists responds, "I'm not surprised. I nearly tripped over it myself!"
|On the quayside at Falmouth, Cornwall.|