"The Streights (or faro) of Messina, with his majesty's ship FOUDROYANT"
The view represents Lord Nelson's Fleet passing through the straits, about 1800. HMS FOUDROYANT (Battleship, 1798) was Nelson's Flagship at time. Engraving by Hall after Pocock. Published 1807 in The Naval Chronicle, Vol 17, by J. Gold, London
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