Charles Stirling, son of Walter Stirling, was born on 28 Apr 1760 and died in Chertsey on 7 Nov 1833. He served in the Royal Navy.
Sons who served as naval officers: Joseph Francis Stirling
RAdm W (1805)
RAdm R (1808)
VAdm W (1810)
He appears as a character in the book "Master and Commander" (Patrick O'Brian).
Uncle of James Stirling.
• As Captain of Pompée, 74, he took part in the Battle of Algeciras (6 Jul 1801).
• Promoted directly to Vice-Admiral of the White from Rear-Admiral of the Red