Thomas Masterman Hardy

Thursday 4th April 2019:  The Newcastle upon Tyne Trinity House:  7.30pm

So… was it ‘Kiss me, Hardy’ or ‘Kismet Hardy’?  This seems to what Nelson’s Flag Captain at the time of his death aboard HMS VICTORY is most remembered for.  And even now, we can’t make up our minds exactly what was said.  He was an interesting character though, a few years behind Collingwood, but with a privileged background and successful later career.   Capt. Stephen Healy delivers a biographical talk on a man whose name we all know, but generally struggle to describe too much else in his life.

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