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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 August 2018 (List: 1808), and contains over 5,600 entries.

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33 new medals added, and 214 updates, since list 1807.

NGS Survival Statistics

Top 20 NGS

Clasp Issued Noted %
1 Syria 6,978 1,458 20.9%
2 Trafalgar 1,613 6531 40.5%
3 Algiers 1,328 419 31.6%
4 Navarino 1,137 391 34.4%
5 Java 681 262 38.5%
6 Egypt 618 245 39.6%
7 Copenhagen 555 207 37.3%
8 1st June 1794 543 224 41.3%
9 Basque Roads 529 212 40.1%
10 Martinique 486 216 44.4%
11 Guadaloupe 480 213 44.4%
12 St. Domingo 398 181 45.5%
13 St. Vincent 348 153 44.0%
14 Nile 331 130 39.3%
15 4 Novr 1805 303 116 38.3%
16 Camperdown 300 119 39.7%
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%