A British naval flag officer who enjoyed much success in different conflicts. Originally a British captain, where he helped to cripple a French fleet in Biscay (1809), he later served other navies, where he aided the liberation of Chile and Peru from Spanish rule (1819-22), of Brazil from Portuguese rule (1823-25), and assisted the Greeks in their independence struggle.

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