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Surname: Giles, First Names : John Cooper
Awarded Medal (m) or Foreign Order (FO):
Date or Year promoted to :
Master (year) ‡ : 25/10/1826
Acting Master of the gun brig Swinger, on the Coast of Africa, and succeeded three several times to the command and rendered important services in suppression of the slave trade.
11 Dec 1827 apptd to the Infernal, at Deptford.
12 Oct 1835 apptd to the Endymion, for service in the Mediterranean.
6 Oct 1841 apptd to the Queen, at Portsmouth, prospective flag ship for the Mediterranean (NNL 2/1842).
24 Oct 1847 apptd to the Fisgard addl.
10 Feb 1851 apptd to the Fisgard, for special service.