Charles John Napier


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth6.3.1786 - FalkirkEWIKI
First Known Service1799EWIKI
Last Known Service28.5.1853EWIKI
Date of Death6.11.1860EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
17995.1800Martin (16), MidshipmanEWIKI
30.11.1805 LieutenantCSORN
12.18051806Courageux (74), LieutenantEWIKI
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 
14.3.180917.3.1809Capture 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 BathEWIKI
1829 Galatea (36), Captain and Commanding OfficerBWAS-1793
1833 AlmiranteEWIKI
1833 In the service of PortugalEWIKI
5.7.1833 Commanded the Portugese Liberals at the Battle of Cape St Vincent 
9.11.1846 Rear-Admiral of the BlueEWIKI
18471849Appointed Commander-in-Chief — English ChannelEWIKI
28.5.1853 Vice-Admiral of the BlueEWIKI


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