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This is another photo taken at night in Plymouth.
It shows a pub called The Trafalgar, well it was, someone has changed its name but we all know it as the Trafalgar.
A short note for those that don't know. In U.K what most other countries call bars we call pubs, this is short for public house, a place where the public can go for a drink.
Plymouth is a Naval port and has a large Royal Dockyard to help support the Royal Navy.
Being a naval city there are lots of references in building and street names to Naval matters.
This refers to the Sea Battle of Trafalgar in October 1805 when the British fleet under Nelson defeated the French and Spanish fleets during the Napoleonic wars. Napoleon was preparing to invade England and had to defeat the Royal Navy to allow his troop ships the cross to England in safety.
Here endeth the history lesson.
Mike

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