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    Lawrie Phillips
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    On what date did Horatio Nelson first visit Gibraltar, in which ship and did he land?
    I have been unable to determine this and would be grateful for advice.

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    Anonymous
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    10th January 1777 – HMS Worcester. He was sent ashore with the Captain’s letters for the British consul at Cadiz.1

    Reference:
    1. Carola Oman, Nelson, 1st edition (1947) page 21

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    Lawrie Phillips
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    Thank you. I am most grateful for your expert advice.

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