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Charles Napier
(1786-1860)

Charles Napier, son of Charles Napier and also known as 'Black Charlie/Mad Charlie', was born on 6 Mar 1786 and died on 6 Nov 1860. He served in the Royal Navy.

Honors:

Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 4 Jun 1815
Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 4 Dec 1840

Ranks:

Entered Navy (1799)
Lt (1805)
Cdr (1807)
Capt (1809)
RAdm B (1846)
VAdm B (1853)
Adm B (1858)

Notes:

Step-Father of Charles George Elers Napier

Offered command of the Portuguese fleet loyal to Pedro and his daughter Maria during the War of the Two Brothers (Feb 1833).
Captain's Good Service Pension (1 Jan 1837).
As Commodore on Powerful, he took part in the bombardment of Acre (3 Nov 1840).
MP Marylebone (1841)
Naval Aide-de-Camp to Queen Victoria (30 Nov 1841)
C-in-C Channel (19 May 1847 )
Flag Officer's Good Service Pension (11 Jul 1853)
C-in-C Baltic (25 Feb 1854 )

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