Charles John Napier


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.3.1786 - FalkirkE-WIKI
First Known Service1799E-WIKI
Last Known Service28.5.1853E-WIKI
Date of Death6.11.1860E-WIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17995.1800Martin (16), MidshipmanE-WIKI
30.11.1805 LieutenantCSORN
12.18051806Courageux (74), LieutenantE-WIKI
30.11.1807 CommanderCSORN
30.11.18075.8.1808Pultusk (18), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
23.9.180822.5.1809Recruit (16), Commander and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
28.1.180924.2.1809Capture of Martinique 
14.4.180917.4.1809Capture of the d'Hautpoult 
22.5.1809 CaptainCSORN
6.18099.1809Abercrombie (74), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
18111813Thames (32), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
21.7.1811 Action of 1811-07-21 
19.10.1811 Action of 1811-10-19 
1.11.18112.11.1811Action of 1811-11-01 
14.5.1812 Action of 1812-05-14 
18136.1815Euryalus (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
26.2.1813 Capture of Ponza 
4.6.1815 Appointed Companion of the Order of the BathE-WIKI
1829 Galatea (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1833 AlmiranteE-WIKI
1833 In the service of PortugalE-WIKI
5.7.1833 Commanded the Portugese Liberals at the Battle of Cape St Vincent 
9.11.1846 Rear-Admiral of the BlueE-WIKI
18471849Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelE-WIKI
28.5.1853 Vice-Admiral of the BlueE-WIKI


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