Federico Carlos Gravina y Napoli

RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth1756 - Palermo CSORN
First Known Service1768CSORN
Last Known Service9.3.1806CSORN
Date of Death9.3.1806 - Cadiz

Event History

Date fromDate toEventSource
1768 Entered the Navy 
1779 Capitan de fragata 
21.12.178231.10.1783Castilla (60), Capitan de navio and Commanding Officer 
7.1783 Juno (26), Capitan de fragata and Commanding Officer 
1790 Capitan de navio 
1790 San Francisco de Paula (74), Brigadier and Commanding OfficerTODO
1793 Jefe de Escuadra 
17931794San Hermenegildo (112), as Flag Officer, Jefe de EscuadraTODO
14.12.1801 Neptuno (80), as Flag Officer, Jefe de EscuadraB006
1805 Teniente General 
25.3.18051.9.1805Argonauta (80), as Flag Officer, Capitan GeneralB006
22.7.1805 3rd Battle of Cape Finisterre 
3.9.180521.10.1805Principe de Asturias (112), as Flag Officer, Teniente GeneralB006
21.10.1805 Commanded the Squadron of Observation at the Battle of Trafalgar 
2.11.18055.12.1805Montanes (74), as Flag Officer, Teniente GeneralB006
1806 Capitan General 


CSORNCommissioned Sea Officers of the Royal NavyDavid Bonner SmithWeb Site
TODOTodo a BaborUnknownWeb Site
B006La Campaña de Trafalgar (1804-1805) Corpus Documental (2 vols)J Ignacio González-AllerBook

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Elena Pickett on Wednesday 19th of September 2018 16:27

I'm surprised to find so little information regarding Gravina. As far as I'm aware there isn't even a proper biography of this great man.

Posted by Mario Gravina on Saturday 2nd of February 2013 11:01

I have been fascinated in my Farther's past since a friend of my brother came up with some information of my great-great grandfather vice admiral Federico Carlos Gravina and ever since Iv'e always try'd to find out more and to find pages like these,well what can I say but wow and thank you...

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