Chaloner OGLE

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EnglishBorn Chaloner OGLE

British naval commander during the War of the Austrian Succession

Born on 1681

Died on January 1, 1750

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Born the son of John Ogle, a Newcastle barrister, Ogle came from the Kirkley Hall branch of the prominent Northumbrian Ogle family of Northumberland. He joined the Royal Navy as a volunteer in 1697.



In 1721 he commanded HMS Swallow, leading the fleet in action off the West African coast. In 1722 he defeated the pirate fleet of Bartholomew Roberts in the Battle of Cape Lopez, for which success he was awarded a knighthood.

...   Born the son of John Ogle, a Newcastle barrister, Ogle came from the Kirkley Hall branch of the prominent Northumbrian Ogle family of Northumberland. He joined the Royal Navy as a volunteer in 1697.



In 1721 he commanded HMS Swallow, leading the fleet in action off the West African coast. In 1722 he defeated the pirate fleet of Bartholomew Roberts in the Battle of Cape Lopez, for which success he was awarded a knighthood.



In 1741 as Rear Admiral of the Blue of British and American colonial army led by Admiral Edward Vernon he led the attack on three forts at Cartagena de Indias (now Colombia) during a disastrous campaign in the War of Jenkins' Ear. In 1742 before Admiral Vernon heading back to Britain Ogle taking command of a very sickly fleet that had less than half its sailors fit for duty



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