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.
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
Entered Navy (1812)
RAdm B (1861)
• Pension for Wounds/Disabilities (13 Mar 1847)
1843. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World, Performed in Her Majesty's Ship Sulphur, During the years 1836–1842, 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 1843–46. [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 1852–53–54. [2 volumes]