Admiral Collingwood: Nelsons Own Hero

Admiral Collingwood: Nelson's Own Hero


Admiral Lord Collingwood, the eldest son of a Newcastle merchant, went to sea in 1761 at the age of thirteen.

In his nearly fifty years in the Navy Collingwood's service took him to Boston, where he lived and fought during the American War of Independence; to Antigua, where he and Nelson both fell in love with Mary Moutray; to Corsica; Sicily; and Menorca, where he ended his career as the effective viceroy of the Mediterranean.

A W. F. Howes audio production.


  • Chapter 1
    Duration: 07s
  • Chapter 2
    Duration: 01min
  • Chapter 3
    Duration: 27min
  • Chapter 4
    Duration: 45min
  • Chapter 5
    Duration: 39min
  • Chapter 6
    Duration: 39min
  • Chapter 7
    Duration: 29min
  • Chapter 8
    Duration: 40min
  • Chapter 9
    Duration: 44min
  • Chapter 10
    Duration: 34min
  • Chapter 11
    Duration: 01h04min
  • Chapter 12
    Duration: 48min
  • Chapter 13
    Duration: 47min
  • Chapter 14
    Duration: 36min
  • Chapter 15
    Duration: 40s