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Napoleon was shipped to St. Helena aboard H.M.S. Northumberland, which anchored at Funchal, Madeira

1815

Napoleon was shipped to St. Helena aboard H.M.S. Northumberland, which anchored at Funchal, Madeira

After defeat at the battle of Waterloo, Napoleon was shipped to St. Helena aboard H.M.S. Northumberland, which anchored at Funchal, Madeira. He was not allowed to land. However, the British Consul, Henry Veitch, controversially went on board and presented him with fruit and Madeira Wine.

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