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The Royal Navy didn't limit itself to patrolling the coast of Zululand but took part in any major battle on the ground. The Naval Brigade was made up of Sailors and Royal Marines who fought like the regular troops. They also manned many artillery pieces and gatling guns.
Sailors from H.M.S. "Boadicea" (or possibly H.M.S. "Shah") with Royal Artillery personnel
Naval Brigade detachment with sailors and Royal Marines from H.M.S. "Active"