Twenty-five different nationalities fought on behalf of Nelson at Trafalgar. For many, the Royal Navy was the first equal opportunities employer, offering freedom and potential fortune.
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Hand pick your crew and sail into action with this fast moving game of naval combat
Nelson famously signalled the Battle of Trafalgar with the words: 'England expects that every man will do his duty'. But of the 18,000 sailors fighting for King and Country, 1,400 were not…