HMS Victory is an historical British ship of the line, 104 gun first-rate. It was launched in 1765 and the oldest naval ship still in commission. Best known as the flagship of Horatio Nelson at Trafalgar in 1805, in Hornblower and the Widow McCool, it flew the flag of Admiral Sir John Jervis at the Battle of Cape St. Vincent and was flying the flag of Admiral Lord Bridport at the time of the court martial of Barry Ignatius McCool, deserter.
Hornblower and the Widow McCool (short story)(mention only)
John Jervis at Wikipedia.
Horatio Nelson at Wikipedia.
Battle of Trafalgar at Wikipedia.
HMS Victory at Wikipedia.