HMS Implacable. She survived the Battle of Trafalgar only for the British to capture her at the subsequent Battle of Cape Ortegal. In British service she participated in the capture of the Imperial Russian Navy 74-gun ship of the line Vsevolod in the Baltic in 1808 during the Anglo-Russian War. Later, Implacable became a training ship. Eventually, she became the second oldest ship in the Royal Navy after HMS Victory, Lord Nelson's flagship at Trafalgar.
HMS Victory is a 104-gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, laid down in 1759, launched in 1765, and shown here in 1884. She is most famous as Lord Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. She is the only surviving example of a ship of the line.
HMS Duke of Wellington was a 131 gun first-rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy. Launched in 1852, powered both by sail and steam. An early steam-powered ship. First christened HMS Windsor Castle, she was the first of a class of four that represented the ultimate development of the wooden three-decker ship of the line which had been the mainstay capital ship in naval warfare for 200 years. She was the flagship of Sir Charles Napier.
Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC). It was built in Amsterdam in 1628, and armed with 24 cast-iron cannons. A twentieth century replica of the ship is also called the Batavia and can be visited in Lelystad, Netherlands.
HMS "Foudroyant". After a long and assorted life HMS "Implacable" (a 74 gun Third Rater captured off the French in 1805) & HMS "Trincomalee" (a Leda class 38 gun fifth rater frigate) were bought back into Royal Naval service for WW II, serving initially as storage ships until in 1943 they were once again to become the Training School HMS Foudroyant giving initial training. HMS "Trincomalee" has now been restored and is open to the public at Hartlepool.