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May 2016

The Bellinghman
Date: 2004-05-19 10:03
Subject: They're cutting down Nelson's trees
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But it's in a good cause.

In 1802 Nelson ordered thousands of acorns to be planted in the forest to ensure a continuous supply of durable wood for the Royal Navy. Now some of those trees are being used to restore his flagship HMS Victory.
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