17391807, Mar 16
an admiral of the British Royal Navy. From 1766 onwards for many years he served in the West Indies and in North American waters, particularly distinguishing himself in breaking the defences of the North River at New York in 1776. His services on this occasion earned him a knighthood in 1779. In 1778 he was engaged in the Savannah expedition, and in the following year his ship was wrecked on the hostile Cuban coast.
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04/02/1801-British Admiral Sir Hyde Parker and his fleet fight and strategically defeat a Danish-Norwegian fleet anchored just off Copenhagen
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