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Lord Adam Duncan (1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdown)


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1.7.1731 - DundeeTRN3
First Known Service10.4.1746TRN3
FatherAlexander DuncanWWNH
MotherHelen HaldaneWWNH
Son
Sir Henry DuncanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1798-1822
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Cousin
Robert HaldaneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1741-1744
WWNH
Last Known Service1849TRN3
Date of Death4.8.1804 - Edinburgh TRN3

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
21.1.1748/4927.7.1749
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Midshipman, ADM 107/4/244
ADM 107/4
28.7.17494.10.1752
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
, Able Seaman, ADM 107/4/244
ADM 107/4
4.10.1752 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 107/4/244RNLPC
4.10.1752 Passed the Lieutenant's examWWNH
10.1.1755 LieutenantCSORN
21.9.1759 CommanderCSORN
21.9.175925.2.1761
Royal Exchange (22) 1759-1760
British 22 Gun
Hired Armed Ship
, Commander, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/96
WWNH
25.2.1761 CaptainCSORN
25.2.176112.7.1764
Valiant (74) 1759-1826
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/19/287
BWAS-1714
29.3.176111.6.1761Expedition against Belle-Isle 
6.6.176213.8.1762Operations against Havana 
12.5.17788.12.1778
Suffolk (74) 1765-1803
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/403
BWAS-1714
8.12.177820.9.1780
Monarch (74) 1765-1813
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/21/485
BWAS-1714
8.1.1780 Attack on the Caracas Convoy 
16.1.1780 Battle of Cape St. Vincent 
11.4.178223.12.1782
Blenheim (90) 1761-1801
British 90 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/22/449
BWAS-1714
20.10.1782 Battle of Cape Spartel 
15.1.17831.4.1783
Foudroyant (80) 1758-1787
British 80 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/8
ADM 6/22
2.4.17839.8.1786
Edgar (74) 1779-1835
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
1814 Renamed "Retribution"
, Captain, and Commanding Officer ADM 6/23/44
BWAS-1714
24.9.1787 Rear-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
21.9.1790 Rear-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/24
1.2.1793 Vice-Admiral of the BlueCSORN
12.4.1794 Vice-Admiral of the WhiteADM 6/25
11.10.17948.1795
Prince George (98) 1772-1817
British 98 Gun
2nd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Vice-Admiral of the Blue,
BWAS-1714
11.3.17951799Appointed Commander-in-Chief — North Sea ADM 6/25/150ADM 6/25
6.179511.1797
Venerable (74) 1784-1804
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue,
BWAS-1714
1.6.1795 Admiral of the BlueCSORN
23.6.1795 Action of Ile Groix 
11.10.1797 Commander-in-Chief at the Battle of Camperdown 
11.10.1797 Battle of Camperdown 
21.10.1797 Created 1st Baron Duncan of LundieWWNH
21.10.1797 Appointed 1st Viscount Duncan of CamperdownWWNH
4.17981802
Kent (74) 1798-1817
British 74 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue,
BWAS-1793
8.1798 
Belliqueux (64) 1780-1816
British 64 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
, as Flag Officer, Admiral of the Blue,
BWAS-1714
14.2.1799 Admiral of the WhiteCSORN


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