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1757, Apr 191833, Jan 23
a British naval officer. He fought during the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars, and the Napoleonic Wars. His younger brother Israel Pellew also pursued a naval career. By 1794, he was Commodore of the Western Frigate Squadron. In 1795, he took command of HMS Indefatigable, the ship with which he is most closely associated. The squadron also comprised the frigates HMS Argo, Concord, Révolutionnaire, and Amazon.
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08/27/1816-Edward Pellew, 1st Viscount Exmouth, bombs Algiers, a refuge for Barbary pirates
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