- Charles Ross (Royal Navy officer)
Charles Ross Born July 1776 Died 2 March 1849 Allegiance United Kingdom Service/branch Royal Navy Rank Vice Admiral Commands held Pacific Station Battles/wars Napoleonic Wars
Ross joined the Royal Navy in 1788 and served throughout the Napoleonic Wars. Promoted to Captain in 1802, he was given command of Napoleon Bonaparte to exile on St Helena in 1815. He served as Commissioner of Plymouth Dockyard in 1829 and was appointed Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station in 1837.
In 1803 he married Sarah Cockburn; they had one son and three daughters.
- ^ a b Historical Autographs
- ^ Sailing Navies
- ^ Napoleon and his fellow travellers: being a reprint of certain narratives of the voyages of the dethroned emperor on the Bellerophon and the Northumberland to exile in St. Helena: the romantic stories told by George Home, Captain Ross, Lord Lyttelton, and William Warden Edited by Clement Kin Shorter, 2010, ISBN 978-1151030283
- ^ William Loney RN
- ^ Roots.web
Military offices Preceded by
as Commander-in-Chief, South Atlantic Station
Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Station
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