List of commanders-in-chief of the Chilean Navy

This article lists the 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.

PortraitRankNameEntered OfficeExited OfficePosition
Fco. de la Lastra.JPGColonelFrancisco de la Lastra de la Sotta18121814Valparaíso governor
Rudecindo Alvarado.jpgLieutenant ColonelRudecindo Alvarado18171817Valparaíso governor
Fco. de la Lastra.JPGColonelFrancisco de la Lastra de la Sotta18171818Valparaíso governor
MBlancoE.jpgNavy Captain 1st ClassManuel Blanco Encalada18181821Navy General Commander
JIgnacioZenteno.jpgColonelJosé Ignacio Zenteno del Pozo18211825Navy General Commander
Fco. de la Lastra.JPGGeneralFrancisco de la Lastra de la Sotta18251829Navy General Commander
JoseMariaCruz.jpgDivision GeneralJosé María de la Cruz Prieto18291831Navy General Commander
No image.pngJosé Matías López Orrego18311833Navy General Commander
DPortalesP.jpgColonel of MilitiaDiego Portales Palazuelos18331834Navy General Commander
Ramón de la Cavareda.jpgColonelRamón de la Cavareda Trucios18341837Navy General Commander
No image.pngColonelVictorino Garrido18371842Navy General Commander
JoseMariaCruz.jpgDivision GeneralJosé María de la Cruz Prieto18421843Navy General Commander
RWSimpson.jpgCommodoreRobert Winthrop Simpson18431844Navy General Commander
JJPrieto.JPGDivision GeneralJosé Joaquín Prieto Vial18441845Navy General Commander
Roberto Simpson.JPGNavy CaptainRobert Winthrop Simpson18451846Navy General Commander
JSAldunate.jpgGeneralJosé Santiago Aldunate Toro18461847Navy General Commander
MBlancoE.jpgVice AdmiralManuel Blanco Encalada18471852Navy General Commander
Roberto Simpson.JPGRear AdmiralRobert Winthrop Simpson18521853Navy General Commander
No image.pngJulián Riesco Droguett18531856Navy General Commander
No image.pngDomingo Espiñera Riesco18561858Navy General Commander
No image.pngManuel Valenzuela Castillo18581858Navy General Commander
No image.pngJovino Novoa Vidal18591859Navy General Commander
Juan Vidaurre-Leal Morla.jpgGeneralJuan Vidaurre-Leal Morla18591859Navy General Commander
CSaavedraRodriguez.jpgColonelCornelio Saavedra Rodríguez18601860Navy General Commander
No image.pngGeneralJosé Santiago Aldunate Toro18611864Navy General Commander
No image.pngJuan Ramón Lira18641865Navy General Commander
No image.pngVicente Villalón18651865Navy General Commander
No image.pngJuan Ramón Lira18651866Navy General Commander
No image.pngJosé María de la Cruz Salvo18671867Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gifCommodoreJosé Anacleto Goñi Prieto18671868Navy General Commander
No image.pngJuan Ramón Lira18681868Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gifCommodoreJosé Anacleto Goñi Prieto18691870Navy General Commander
No image.pngFrancisco Echaurren García-Huidobro18701876Navy General Commander
Eulogio Altamirano Aracena.JPGEulogio Altamirano Aracena18761879Navy General Commander
José Anacleto Goñi Prieto.gifRear AdmiralJosé Anacleto Goñi Prieto18791880Navy General Commander
Eulogio Altamirano Aracena.JPGEulogio Altamirano Aracena18801880Navy General Commander
Oscar Viel y Toro.jpgCommodoreOscar Viel Toro18811883Navy General Commander
No image.pngDomingo Toro Herrera18841885Navy General Commander
JJLatorreB.jpgRear AdmiralJuan José Latorre Benavente18861887Navy General Commander
LUribeO.jpgRear AdmiralLuis Uribe Orrego18871889Navy General Commander
Williams2.jpgRear AdmiralJuan Williams Rebolledo18901891Navy General Commander
Oscar Viel y Toro.jpgRear AdmiralOscar Viel Toro18911891Navy General Commander
No image.pngRear AdmiralFrancisco Javier Molinas Gacitúa18921892Navy General Commander
No image.pngRear AdmiralLuis Anacleto Castillo Goñi18931897Navy General Commander
MonttJorge01.jpgVice AdmiralJorge Montt Álvarez18971913Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralLuis Alberto Goñi Simpson19131916Navy General Director
LindorPerezG.jpgVice AdmiralLindor Pérez Gacitúa19161916Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralJoaquín Muñoz Hurtado19161922Navy General Director
Francisco Nef.jpgVice AdmiralFrancisco Nef Jara19221924Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralSalustio Valdés Cortés19241925Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralLuis Langlois Vidal19251925Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralJuan Schroeder Peña19251927Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralJosé Toribio Merino Saavedra19271928Navy Inspector General
Felipe Wiegand c.1939-1940.jpgRear AdmiralFelipe Wiegand Rodríguez19281929Navy Inspector General
No image.pngRear AdmiralAlejandro García Castelblanco19291930Navy Inspector General
No image.pngVice AdmiralHipólito Marchant Morales19301931Navy Inspector General
No image.pngRear AdmiralAlejandro García Castelblanco19311931Navy Inspector General
No image.pngVice AdmiralHipólito Marchant Morales19311932Navy Inspector General
No image.pngRear AdmiralEdgardo von Schröeders Sarratea19321932Navy Inspector General
No image.pngRear AdmiralCarlos Jouanne de la Motte du Portail19321932Navy General Director
No image.pngRear AdmiralLuis Alvarez Jaramillo19321932Navy General Director
No image.pngRear AdmiralCalisto Rogers Ceas19321932Navy General Director
No image.pngVice AdmiralOlegario Reyes del Río19321938Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralLuis Alvarez Jaramillo19381938Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralJulio Allard Pinto19381943Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralVicente Merino Bielich19431947Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralEmilio Daroch Soto19471948Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralCarlos Torres Hevia19481952Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralDanilo Bassi Galleguillos19521952Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralEnrique Lagreze Echavarría19521954Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralFrancisco O'Ryan Orrego19541958Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngVice AdmiralLeopoldo Fontaine Nakin19581962Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralHernán Cubillos Leiva19621964Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralJacobo Neumann Etienne19641966Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralRamón Barros González19661968Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralFernando Porta Angulo19681970Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralHugo Tirado Barros19701970Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralRaúl Montero Cornejo19701973Navy Commander-in-chief
AdmiralJosé Toribio Merino Castro19731990Navy Commander-in-chief
Jorge Martínez Busch.jpgAdmiralJorge Martínez Busch19901997Navy Commander-in-chief
Jorge Arancibia.JPGAdmiralJorge Arancibia Reyes19972001Navy Commander-in-chief
No image.pngAdmiralMiguel Ángel Vergara Villalobos20012005Navy Commander-in-chief
Almirante Codina.jpgAdmiralRodolfo Codina Díaz20052009Navy Commander-in-chief
Edmundo González Robles.jpgAdmiralEdmundo González Robles20092013Navy Commander-in-chief
Enrique Larrañaga Martin.jpgAdmiralEnrique Larrañaga Martín20132017Navy Commander-in-chief
Almirante Julio Leiva.jpgAdmiralJulio Leiva Molina2017IncumbentNavy Commander-in-chief

See also