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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 September 2017 (List: 1709), and contains over 5,500 entries.

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3 new medals added, and 21 updates, since list 1708.

NGS Survival Statistics

Top 20 NGS

Clasp Issued Noted %
1 Syria 6,978 1,431 20.5%
2 Trafalgar 1,613 644 39.9%
3 Algiers 1,328 415 31.3%
4 Navarino 1,137 389 34.2%
5 Java 681 262 38.5%
6 Egypt 618 241 39.0%
7 Copenhagen 555 203 36.6%
8 1st June 1794 543 225 41.4%
9 Basque Roads 529 209 39.3%
10 Martinique 486 214 44.0%
11 Guadaloupe 480 212 44.2%
12 St. Domingo 398 180 45.2%
13 St. Vincent 348 148 42.5%
14 Nile 331 129 39.0%
15 4 Novr 1805 303 116 38.3%
16 Camperdown 300 118 39.3%
17 St. Sebastian 289 120 41.5%
18 14 Dec BS 1814 206 94 45.6%
19 23rd June 1795 178 94 52.8%
20 Gut of Gibraltar 144 82 56.9%