List of commanders-in-chief of the Chilean Navy

The following is a list of commanders-in-chief of the Chilean Navy. The Chilean Navy ( Spanish: Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile. The Chilean Navy dates back to 1817.

Portrait Rank Name Entered Office Exited Office Position
Fco. de la Lastra.JPG Colonel Francisco de la Lastra de la Sotta 1812 1814 Valparaíso governor
Rudecindo Alvarado.jpg Lieutenant Colonel Rudecindo Alvarado 1817 1817 Valparaíso governor
Fco. de la Lastra.JPG Colonel Francisco de la Lastra de la Sotta 1817 1818 Valparaíso governor
MBlancoE.jpg Navy Captain 1st Class Manuel Blanco Encalada 1818 1821 Navy General Commander
JIgnacioZenteno.jpg Colonel José Ignacio Zenteno del Pozo 1821 1825 Navy General Commander
Fco. de la Lastra.JPG General Francisco de la Lastra de la Sotta 1825 1829 Navy General Commander
JoseMariaCruz.jpg Division General José María de la Cruz Prieto 1829 1831 Navy General Commander
No image.png José Matías López Orrego 1831 1833 Navy General Commander
DPortalesP.jpg Colonel of Militia Diego Portales Palazuelos 1833 1834 Navy General Commander
Ramón de la Cavareda.jpg Colonel Ramón de la Cavareda Trucios 1834 1837 Navy General Commander
No image.png Colonel Victorino Garrido 1837 1842 Navy General Commander
JoseMariaCruz.jpg Division General José María de la Cruz Prieto 1842 1843 Navy General Commander
RWSimpson.jpg Commodore Robert Winthrop Simpson 1843 1844 Navy General Commander
JJPrieto.JPG Division General José Joaquín Prieto Vial 1844 1845 Navy General Commander
Roberto Simpson.JPG Navy Captain Robert Winthrop Simpson 1845 1846 Navy General Commander
JSAldunate.jpg General José Santiago Aldunate Toro 1846 1847 Navy General Commander
MBlancoE.jpg Vice Admiral Manuel Blanco Encalada 1847 1852 Navy General Commander
Roberto Simpson.JPG Rear Admiral Robert Winthrop Simpson 1852 1853 Navy General Commander
No image.png Julián Riesco Droguett 1853 1856 Navy General Commander
No image.png Domingo Espiñera Riesco 1856 1858 Navy General Commander
No image.png Manuel Valenzuela Castillo 1858 1858 Navy General Commander
No image.png Jovino Novoa Vidal 1859 1859 Navy General Commander
Juan Vidaurre-Leal Morla.jpg General Juan Vidaurre-Leal Morla 1859 1859 Navy General Commander
CSaavedraRodriguez.jpg Colonel Cornelio Saavedra Rodríguez 1860 1860 Navy General Commander
No image.png General José Santiago Aldunate Toro 1861 1864 Navy General Commander
No image.png Juan Ramón Lira 1864 1865 Navy General Commander
No image.png Vicente Villalón 1865 1865 Navy General Commander
No image.png Juan Ramón Lira 1865 1866 Navy General Commander
No image.png José María de la Cruz Salvo 1867 1867 Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gif Commodore José Anacleto Goñi Prieto 1867 1868 Navy General Commander
No image.png Juan Ramón Lira 1868 1868 Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gif Commodore José Anacleto Goñi Prieto 1869 1870 Navy General Commander
No image.png Francisco Echaurren García-Huidobro 1870 1876 Navy General Commander
Eulogio Altamirano Aracena.JPG Eulogio Altamirano Aracena 1876 1879 Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gif Rear Admiral José Anacleto Goñi Prieto 1879 1880 Navy General Commander
Eulogio Altamirano Aracena.JPG Eulogio Altamirano Aracena 1880 1880 Navy General Commander
Oscar Viel y Toro.jpg Commodore Oscar Viel Toro 1881 1883 Navy General Commander
No image.png Domingo Toro Herrera 1884 1885 Navy General Commander
JJLatorreB.jpg Rear Admiral Juan José Latorre Benavente 1886 1887 Navy General Commander
LUribeO.jpg Rear Admiral Luis Uribe Orrego 1887 1889 Navy General Commander
Williams2.jpg Rear Admiral Juan Williams Rebolledo 1890 1891 Navy General Commander
Oscar Viel y Toro.jpg Rear Admiral Oscar Viel Toro 1891 1891 Navy General Commander
No image.png Rear Admiral Francisco Javier Molinas Gacitúa 1892 1892 Navy General Commander
No image.png Rear Admiral Luis Anacleto Castillo Goñi 1893 1897 Navy General Commander
MonttJorge01.jpg Vice Admiral Jorge Montt Álvarez 1897 1913 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Luis Alberto Goñi Simpson 1913 1916 Navy General Director
LindorPerezG.jpg Vice Admiral Lindor Pérez Gacitúa 1916 1916 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Joaquín Muñoz Hurtado 1916 1922 Navy General Director
Francisco Nef.jpg Vice Admiral Francisco Nef Jara 1922 1924 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Salustio Valdés Cortés 1924 1925 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Luis Langlois Vidal 1925 1925 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Juan Schroeder Peña 1925 1927 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral José Toribio Merino Saavedra 1927 1928 Navy Inspector General
Felipe Wiegand c.1939-1940.jpg Rear Admiral Felipe Wiegand Rodríguez 1928 1929 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Rear Admiral Alejandro García Castelblanco 1929 1930 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Vice Admiral Hipólito Marchant Morales 1930 1931 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Rear Admiral Alejandro García Castelblanco 1931 1931 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Vice Admiral Hipólito Marchant Morales 1931 1932 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Rear Admiral Edgardo von Schröeders Sarratea 1932 1932 Navy Inspector General
No image.png Rear Admiral Carlos Jouanne de la Motte du Portail 1932 1932 Navy General Director
No image.png Rear Admiral Luis Alvarez Jaramillo 1932 1932 Navy General Director
No image.png Rear Admiral Calisto Rogers Ceas 1932 1932 Navy General Director
No image.png Vice Admiral Olegario Reyes del Río 1932 1938 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Luis Alvarez Jaramillo 1938 1938 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Julio Allard Pinto 1938 1943 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Vicente Merino Bielich 1943 1947 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Emilio Daroch Soto 1947 1948 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Carlos Torres Hevia 1948 1952 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Danilo Bassi Galleguillos 1952 1952 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Enrique Lagreze Echavarría 1952 1954 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Francisco O'Ryan Orrego 1954 1958 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Vice Admiral Leopoldo Fontaine Nakin 1958 1962 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Hernán Cubillos Leiva 1962 1964 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Jacobo Neumann Etienne 1964 1966 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Ramón Barros González 1966 1968 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Fernando Porta Angulo 1968 1970 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Hugo Tirado Barros 1970 1970 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Raúl Montero Cornejo 1970 1973 Navy Commander-in-chief
José Toribio Merino (1973).jpg Admiral José Toribio Merino Castro 1973 1990 Navy Commander-in-chief
Jorge Martínez Busch.jpg Admiral Jorge Martínez Busch 1990 1997 Navy Commander-in-chief
Jorge Arancibia.JPG Admiral Jorge Arancibia Reyes 1997 2001 Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.png Admiral Miguel Ángel Vergara Villalobos 2001 2005 Navy Commander-in-chief
Almirante Codina.jpg Admiral Rodolfo Codina Díaz 2005 2009 Navy Commander-in-chief
Edmundo González Robles.jpg Admiral Edmundo González Robles 2009 2013 Navy Commander-in-chief
Enrique Larrañaga Martin.jpg Admiral Enrique Larrañaga Martín 2013 Incumbent Navy Commander-in-chief

See also