Adam Hyler (1735–1782), born in Wurttemberg, Germany, was a privateer and whaleboat captain during the American War for Independence. He harassed the British fleet in the New York harbor area, destroying ships and capturing crews. Hyler lived in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Adam Hyler made several major raids on Sandy Hook and New York Harbor. On the evening of Friday, October 5, 1781, he led 6 whaleboats with his Sloop "Revenge" and captured British Prisoners, provisions and burnt many ships
- Story of the Seas, "Chapter 5 Keansburg High School"
The New Jersey Friends of Clearwater Chapter of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater operates a Tuckerton Bay Sailing Garvey that is named after Adam Hyler.
- Whaleboat wars
- Other Gods: Adam Hyler
- West Jersey History
- Petition of Hyler's Crew
- New Jersey Friends of Clearwater Boat page
- Sea Scout Ship 24
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