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Pickle Night Countdown

Count down to Pickle Night, 4 th November, here is a better quality picture of “The Trafalgar Messenger“, the Royal Navy’s most famous ‘little ship’, copies now available as signed numbered prints for £147.00, you can order via our Payment Page using Paypal or contact us to make a bank to bank order.

The paintings measuring 48 x 61 cms (19″ x 24″), price £ 4,500.00, =$7,187.00 USD = 5753.00 Euros.  HMS Pickle, approaching the Lizard  IMG_3436 d

HMS Pickle was the vessel chosen to rush the official dispatches of Trafalgar to England, HMS Pickle was “The Trafalgar Messenger”.

After a dramatic voyage she made landfall off The Lizard Point and anchored at Falmouth, Cornwall on the 4 th November 1805.
Celebrating Pickle Night now increasingly popular world wide, originated as the Royal Navy ‘Petty Officer’s’ night to commemorate the momentous battle of Trafalgar and The Immortal Memory’ (of Nelson).
HMS Pickle was one of the smallest ships present at the battle of Trafalgar.

To small to engage, she did however heroically rescue over 150 men and one woman from the burning (French) ‘Achille’.
That story and more of her colourfull history is on my web site
Pickle, a Plymouth based schooner originally named ‘Sting‘ was bought into the Royal Navy in 1800.

Previously it was likely she was a smuggler.
This picture is newly available as a signed numbered heritage edition print, Standard Size – 35 x 45 cms (14″ x 18″) £147. = $235 USD = 187 Euros
Available from my web site via Payment Page using Paypal or order bank to bank.