Author Results for William McAteer

Admiral Sir Charles Adam

By William McAteer

Charles Adam, from a talented Scottish family, went to sea at the age of 10 and was given command of the 44-gun frigate Sybille before his 20th birthday. In 1801 Adam commanded the Sybille in a successful action against the French frigate La Chiffone in the harbour of Mahé, Seychelles. Although his frigate was larger, […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Indian Ocean
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics