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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 January 2019 (List: 1901), and contains over 5,700 entries.

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5 new medals added, and 87 updates, since list 1812.

NGS Survival Statistics

Top 20 NGS

Clasp Issued Noted %
1 Syria 6,978 1,471 21.1%
2 Trafalgar 1,613 660 40.9%
3 Algiers 1,328 422 31.8%
4 Navarino 1,137 393 34.6%
5 Java 681 264 38.8%
6 Egypt 618 246 39.8%
7 Copenhagen 555 209 37.7%
8 1st June 1794 543 223 41.1%
9 Basque Roads 529 214 40.5%
10 Martinique 486 216 44.4%
11 Guadaloupe 480 215 44.8%
12 St. Domingo 398 181 45.5%
13 St. Vincent 348 156 44.8%
14 Nile 331 135 40.8%
15 4 Novr 1805 303 116 38.3%
16 Camperdown 300 120 40.0%
17 St. Sebastian 289 124 42.9%
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%