Napoleon Series Archive 2015

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There is also the case of Admiral Pellew, when in charge of the India naval station, who promoted and appointed his own son Pownoll for privateering in the Indian Ocean - on a full derogatroy basis, without any Lords of the Sea's approval.Both father and son acquired considerable wealth.

A capable officer, he will be then promoted as C-in-C in Meditarrenea, where he wil lead bombardment on Algiers 1816 (once again, an attack on a city at peace with UK).

The difference between French general and UK admirals is that prize money, another word for looting or (when not at war) piracy, was official in UK since Francis Drake.

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