Friends initiated and were central to the planning and organisation of the 200th
Anniversary of the the Battle of Camperdown. British and Dutch warships were
Friends visit to Edinburgh Castle to view Duncan material held by the Scottish
Bicentenary of Admiral Duncan's death. In conjunction with Dundee City Council.
Friends organised a special Exhibition at Camperdown House and provided
volunteeers to man it. Special Church Service at Lundie Kirk.
Donation of Bench with plaque to Camperdown Park overlooking the Camperdown
Elm to mark on Trafalgar Day the bicentenary of the Battle.
Involvement with the Woodland Trust in the creation of a special Wood dedicated
to Admiral Duncan at Clatto Park (part of the original Camperdown Estate)
Organised visit of Friends to the Scottish Parliament to see the oak used for the
floor of the debating chamber that was felled and milled in the Camperdown Estate.
" A Local Hero! Admiral Duncan". A unique presentation by P5 pupils from
Ardler, Brackens and St Fergus Primary Schools exploring the life of Scotland's
foremost Naval Hero, Admiral Adam Duncan. In Camperdown Park on 27
2010 - 20 September 2010 to 16 October
DUNCAN SAILS AGAIN Exhibition.
Venue: Dundee Central Library
The Exhibition is being organised by the Friends
of Camperdown House in conjunction with the
Arts and Leisure Dept of Dundee City Council.
It will have three main themes:
- The Career of Admiral Adam Duncan.
- The Building and Launch of the new
Type 45 Destroyer HMS DUNCAN which has
been adopted by the City of Dundee.
- The Activities of the Friends of Camperdown
House from the time of the Bicentenary
Celebrations of the Battle of Camperdown
2010 - 11 OCTOBER 2010
Launch of HMS DUNCAN at Scotstoun Yard
Clydebank. A Friends of Camperdown "outing"
is being arranged
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