Charles George Elers Napier R.N.
Charles George Elers Napier R.N.

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Charles George Elers Napier R.N.Explanation
Son of Lieutenant Edwards Elers, RN, and stepson of Admiral Sir Charles Napier
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
22 May 1812 Born
20 December 1847 Died (in command of Avenger, wrecked on Sorelle Rocks, off Tunis, North Africa, 246 drowned)
7 December 1825Entered Navy
28 December 1832Lieutenant
28 June 1838Commander
1 November 1841Captain
Date fromDate toService
26 March 1834 Lieutenant in North Star, commanded by Octavius Vernon Harcourt, Portsmouth
4 October 18341837Lieutenant in Vernon, commanded by John M'Kerlie, Mediterranean
30 October 18401 November 1841Commander in Pelican, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
20 November 184720 December 1847Captain in Avenger, Mediterranean (until Avenger, with 246 souls, lost; there were 4 survivors)

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