Biography of Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804

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On 01 Jul 1731 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 was born

On 11 Oct 1797 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 (66) was victorious at the Battle of Camperdown. A complete victory for the British, who captured eleven Dutch ships without losing any of their own.

On 21 Oct 1797 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 (66) was created 1st Viscount Duncan of Camperdowne in recognition of his victory at the Battle of Camperdown

After 21 Oct 1797 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 was awared the Large Naval Gold Medal and an annual pension of £3,000, to himself and the next two heirs to his title - the biggest pension ever awarded by the British government.

Around 1798. John Hoppner 1758-1810 (39) . Portrait of Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 (66) .

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Around 1800. John Hoppner 1758-1810 (41) . Portrait of Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 (68) .

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On 04 Aug 1804 Adam Duncan 1st Viscount Duncan 1731-1804 (73) died suddently at an inn Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland on his way to Edinburgh, Scotland