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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 April 2018 (List: 1804), and contains over 5,600 entries.

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5 new medals added, and 40 updates, since list 1803.

NGS Survival Statistics

Top 20 NGS

Clasp Issued Noted %
1 Syria 6,978 1,440 20.6%
2 Trafalgar 1,613 649 40.2%
3 Algiers 1,328 416 31.3%
4 Navarino 1,137 390 34.3%
5 Java 681 263 38.6%
6 Egypt 618 242 39.2%
7 Copenhagen 555 204 36.8%
8 1st June 1794 543 225 41.4%
9 Basque Roads 529 211 39.9%
10 Martinique 486 215 44.2%
11 Guadaloupe 480 212 44.2%
12 St. Domingo 398 181 45.5%
13 St. Vincent 348 150 43.1%
14 Nile 331 129 39.0%
15 4 Novr 1805 303 116 38.3%
16 Camperdown 300 118 39.3%
17 St. Sebastian 289 121 41.9%
18 14 Dec BS 1814 206 94 45.6%
19 23rd June 1795 178 94 52.8%
20 Gut of Gibraltar 144 83 57.6%