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Edward Belcher
(1799-1877)

Edward Belcher was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 27 Feb 1799 and died in London on 18 Mar 1877. He served in the Royal Navy.

Honors:

Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 14 Oct 1841
Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 14 Mar 1867

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1812)
Lt (1818)
Cdr (1829)
Capt (1841)
RAdm B (1861)

Notes:

Pension for Wounds/Disabilities (13 Mar 1847)

Manuscripts:

1843. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, Performed in Her Majesty's Ship Sulphur, During the years 18361842, Including Details of the Naval Operations in China, From Dec. 1840, to Nov. 1841. London: Henry Colburn. [2 volumes]
1843. Tide observations at Otaheite, or Tahiti.
1848. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang During the Years 184346. [2 volumes]
1855. The Last of the Arctic Voyages: Being a Narrative of HMS Assistance under the Command of Sir Edward Belcher CB, in Search of Sir John Franklin During the Years 18525354. [2 volumes]

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