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…He caught up with the Dutch on the morning of 11 October 1797, off the coast of Kamperduin (Camperdown). The enemy fleet, sailing in line ahead, was commanded by the hard-fighting Vice Admiral Jan Willem de Winter. Duncan's ships were strung out, and he ordered sails shortened on his vanguard vessels to allow the stragglers to catch up. The weather was heavy, and the British fleet was still in ragged disorder, as Duncan ordered his ships to cut through the enemy line and engage the Dutch in close action from the leeward…

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