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Question 1: She achieved further fame on 15 July 1815 when Napoleon Bonaparte surrendered to Captain Frederick Maitland of the Bellerophon and was transported to Torbay where the ship anchored off ________ on 24 July.
AxminsterPaigntonDartmouth, DevonBrixham

Question 2: In 1798 she fought at the ________ under Captain Henry D'Esterre Darby, who was wounded early in the action; she lost 49 killed and 148 wounded.
Battle of the NileHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount NelsonMediterranean campaign of 1798Order of battle at the Battle of the Nile

Question 3: He directed that the vessel be named for the Greek warrior ________ who rode the winged horse Pegasus and slew the monster Chimera[3].
Greek mythologyBellerophonHeraclesZeus

Question 4: After two days, Bellerophon received orders to proceed to ________ harbour where Lord Keith was anchored aboard his flagship HMS Ville de Paris.

Question 5: On 4 August, Lord Keith ordered Bellerophon to go to sea and await the arrival of HMS Northumberland which had been designated to take Napoleon into exile on ________.
AnguillaBritish Virgin IslandsCayman IslandsSaint Helena

Question 6: The first HMS Bellerophon of the Royal Navy was a 74-gun third rate ship of the line launched on 6 October 1786 at ________ on the River Medway, near Chatham.
Rochester, KentFrindsburyFrindsbury ExtraStrood

Question 7: She also fought at the ________ in 1805, becoming one of the most famous British ships of the Napoleonic Wars.
War of the Third CoalitionBattle of TrafalgarTrafalgar CampaignHoratio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson

Question 8: On board during the battle was future ________ explorer John Franklin, serving as a young midshipman.
ArcticNorth American ArcticAntarcticaDesert

Question 9: Command was ably assumed by her first lieutenant William Pryce Cumby, who safely steered the battered ship back to ________.
GibraltarSaint HelenaCayman IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands

Question 10: From 1815, Bellerophon served as a prison ship at ________.


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