The History of Leith

May 21, 2009

Henrietta Viscountess Duncan-Canongate Kirk

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The portrait by Raeburn of Admiral Duncan can be seen at Trinity House Leith.

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The Battle of Camperdown (11 October 1797) was a British naval victory in the North Sea over the Dutch[1] during the French Revolutionary Wars. The British fleet under Admiral Duncan defeated the Dutch fleet under Admiral de Winter off the coastal village of Camperduin, north-west of Alkmaar. for more click here

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(c) John Arthur

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