Product images of Captain Charles Saxton (1732-1808)
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Captain Charles Saxton (1732-1808)
Saxton joined the Navy in 1745 and was promoted to lieutenant on the East Indies station by Rear-Admiral Watson in 1757. A captain in 1762, he commanded the 'Magnanime', 74 guns, in home waters until the end of the Seven Years War in 1763. In the following year he was given command of the 'Pearl', 40 guns, and was sent to the Gulf of St Lawrence. In 1778, in the American War, he commanded the 'Invincible', 74 guns, and went with Hood to the West Indies to reinforce Rodney.
- Image reference: BHC3013
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London