Naval General Service 1793-1814,
Lot 2
Naval General Service 1793-1814,
Sold for £12,925 (US$ 20,287) inc. premium

Lot Details
Naval General Service 1793-1814,
one bar, Trafalgar (Emanuel Blight, Midshipman.). Fitted with silver riband bar and buckle on riband. Light toning, extremely fine. (1)

Footnotes

  • Lieutenant Emanuel Blight was born on 8.2.1790, and was brother of Captain William Blight, he entered the Navy on 24.6.1803 as an A.B. aboard H.M.S. Brittania. He served at Trafalgar with Captain the Earl of Northesk, he followed him in February 1806 into the Dreadnought and then served for the next three years in London, on the Brazilian station where he escorted the Royal Family of Portugal, he passed his examination on 5th July 1809 and then joined as Master's Mate on the Courageux. From this he was shortly afterwards detached in command of No63 gunboat, to assist in the expedition to the Scheldt, where he aided in covering the first landing of the troops, co-operated in the bombardment of Flushing and sustained a loss of 2 men killed and another wounded. From December 1810 until September 1815 he further served, on the West India, Home and Mediterranean stations in the Dragon, Queen and Montagu. He was then having been awarded a commission, placed on half pay.
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