HMS Victory, Portsmouth, 6 March 2007 14. Quarter deck. looking aft towards the binnacle, ship's wheel, and the captain's (Hardy's) quarters with the poop deck above, lined by fire buckets. In action the netting would hold rolled hammocks for rudimentary protection. The quarter deck mounted 12 short 12-pounder guns, but was primarily Victory's command centre in battle. Nelson was shot on the quarter deck, at a point off camera to the left.
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