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A Tale of Two Pickles

March 1, 2018

‘When the Pickle is refitted send her to me’…..thus wrote Nelson in a dispatch from H.M.S. Victory in July 1805.  Nelson’s Pickle was a 72’ topsail schooner with a long, long bowsprit making her around 100’ in overall length.  She was fast and weatherly and sailed thousands of miles as courier and spy ship for…

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HMS Pickle visits Dover Marina

February 10, 2018

Last November, whilst transiting to Portsmouth, HMS Pickle stopped in Dover Marina. These incredible photographs, taken by Pat Gale Photography, give an intimate look into this fine recreation of Nelson’s little friend. More of Pat’s work can be found at www.patgalephotography.com.

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