Adam Duncan defeats Dutch off Camperdown (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.


The Batavian Republic had declared war on Britain in Feb. 1795. Admiral Duncan tactics at the Battle of Camperdown are later used in the battle of Trafalgar.

Editors. "Adam Duncan defeats Dutch off Camperdown". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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