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    Recorded Naval General Service Medals 1793-1840

NGS Nile Medal The Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840 (NGS) is a retrospective campaign medal sanctioned in 1847 and issued to surviving officers and men in 1849 who had participated in major battles of the Royal Navy. This list of extant NGS medals was started by Jeff Foster, continued and expanded by Jim Murray over the past 15 years. The Database lists NGS medals known in private collections, museums or appearing in auction catalogues and dealers lists. The current version is from October 2018 (List: 1810), and contains over 5,600 entries.

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11 new medals added, and 64 updates, since list 1809.

NGS Survival Statistics

Top 20 NGS

Clasp Issued Noted %
1 Syria 6,978 1,467 21.0%
2 Trafalgar 1,613 655 40.6%
3 Algiers 1,328 419 31.6%
4 Navarino 1,137 392 34.5%
5 Java 681 263 38.6%
6 Egypt 618 246 39.8%
7 Copenhagen 555 208 37.5%
8 1st June 1794 543 224 41.3%
9 Basque Roads 529 213 40.3%
10 Martinique 486 216 44.4%
11 Guadaloupe 480 214 44.6%
12 St. Domingo 398 181 45.5%
13 St. Vincent 348 156 44.8%
14 Nile 331 133 40.2%
15 4 Novr 1805 303 116 38.3%
16 Camperdown 300 120 40.0%
17 St. Sebastian 289 122 42.2%
18 14 Dec BS 1814 206 94 45.6%
19 23rd June 1795 178 95 53.4%
20 Gut of Gibraltar 144 83 57.6%