Map showing ships attacking at Battle of Trafalgar, 17 December 1805
Catalogue reference: MPI 1/536
AN ACCURATE PLAN of the THREE POSITIONS of the BRITISH FLEET.
Before Lord Nelson Commenced the Action with the Combined Squadrons of France
& Spain on the 21st Oct[obe]r1805. Cape Trafalgar bearing E[ast] S[outh] E[ast] 4 leagues, Drawn by
Mr Jonas Toby, Purser of H.M.Ship Eurylas who was a Spectator of this Glorious Victory.
Published 17 Dec[ember], 1805, by LAURIE & WHITTLE, No53 Fleet Street London.
3rd Position at 12 o’Clock – Noon – wind Westerly.
NOTE. The number of Guns are placed to each Ship.
t. Taken. w. Wreck[e]d. b. burnt.
s. Sunk. e. Escaped.
e* Since taken
by S[i]r R[ichar]d Strachan
2nd Position at 9 o’Clock.
1st Position of the English Fleet at Day Light 21st Octr 1805.