Bronze cannon of the HMS Victory. (Credits: Odyssey Marine Exploration)

Mystery of HMS Victory’s sinking solved after 271 years

After more than 271 years ago, when the HMS Victory perished with all souls on board, archaeologists have finally found the cause of the naval disaster. The Flagship of the British Navy may have sunk during a severe storm but intense research reveal that human errors eventually led to its sinking including substandard construction and poor design. On 4 October 1744, …

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