Cadets re­mem­ber bat­tle

The Oban Times - - Districts -

OBAN Sea Cadets gath­ered in Taynuilt ear­lier this month to com­mem­o­rate the Bat­tle of Trafal­gar.

The cadets met on Fri­day Oc­to­ber 21 and con­structed a wooden cross and dis­played the na­tional flags.

The bat­tle took place on Oc­to­ber 21, 1805 be­tween the Bri­tish Royal Navy and the com­bined fleets of France and Spain. Dur­ing the bat­tle, Bri­tain, which had 27 ships, lost zero, com­pared with France and Spain, who lost a to­tal of 22 out of 33.


Three ju­nior Oban Sea Cadets com­mem­o­rate the Bat­tle of Trafal­gar.

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