Battle of Trafalgar – A Research Paper
BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, 1805: | Christie's
Edward was on the under the command of Captain Henry William Bayntun at the Battle of Trafalgar on 21 October 1805. The was four ships behind HMS in the British Weather Column as they sailed towards the enemy’s line of ships. The lead ships of this column, and engaged the French ship forcing her surrender, and also the French flagship , which after they had isolated it was engaged and destroyed by the British ships and , who also destroyed the mighty Spanish ship . This was the main engagement that the was involved in during the battle, and at the end of the day had suffered 4 men killed and 22 wounded out of total British casualties of 449 killed and 1241 wounded. Of those British ships that actually engaged the enemy the had a relatively small number of casualties, compared with say the with 57 killed, including Nelson, and 102 wounded. Edward came through the battle unscathed and was awarded Prize Money of £1 17s 8d.
An Analysis of the Sea Battle at Trafalgar | Kibin
Two months after the Battle of Trafalgar, and after having served on the for five years, Edward transferred to HMS on 30 December 1805 while the was moored in the Hamoaze at Plymouth. The Hamoaze is the estuary of rivers Tamer, Tavy and Lynher where they enter Plymouth Sound and flow past Devonport Dockyards.