Henry Digby

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English: Admiral of the Blue Sir Henry Digby, GCB (20 January 1770 - 19 August 1842) was a senior British naval officer, who served in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars in the Royal Navy. He commanded HMS Africa (1781) at the Battle of Trafalgar, manoeuvering her into the French and Spanish fleet against orders, having been instructed by Horatio Nelson to avoid battle, fearing Digby's small ship of the line would be overwhelmed.

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