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The rare and highly important "BATTLE OF THE NILE" sword together with it's companion Dirk, Captain Robert Cuthbert, Royal Navy, ca 1799. (PF #40 2005 )

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Battle of the Nile, the 'Orion' under Captain Sir James Saumarez Giving the Enemy Ships 'Le Peuple Souverain', 'Franklin' and 'L'Orient' a Broadside, 1 August 1798

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Battle of the Nile (Aug. 1, 1798), battle that was one of the greatest victories of the British admiral Horatio Nelson. It was fought between the British and French fleets in Abu Qir Bay, near Alexandria, Egypt.

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... 1901 » The Majestic at the Battle of the Nile, 1798 by Charles Dixon

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Battle of the NIle Phillip James de Loutherberg

The Corporation of London presented this sword to Admiral Horatio Nelson with the Freedom of the City in 1800. The sword was produced to commemorate Nelson's victory over the French at the Battle of the Nile in 1798.

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