Napoleon Series Archive 2004

Re: Royal Navy casualties in Nap. Wars

From the Statistical Abstract on this site:

British Naval Casualties (1793-1815)

..................Number.......... Per thousand effectives annually
Killed by the Enemy..6,663...........................3
Drowned or killed in shipwrecks or fires..13,621.....6
Died of disease or accident on board ship..72,102....32
Total............ 92,386.............................41

Average number of effectives: 110,180 men

Source: Dumas, Samuel and K.O. Vedel-Petersen. Losses of Life Caused by War. Oxford : Clarendon Press; 1923.

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