Duncan, Adam


Duncan, Adam
(1731-1804)
   Entered the navy 1755; commanded the Royal Exchange, 1759-1760; commander-in-chief in the North Sea, 1759-1801; defeated the Dutch off Camperdown, 1797. Raised to the peerage as Viscount Camperdown.
   Index: Bk Gains victory off Camperdown, 12.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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