Gustav Charnay was a Havenite citizen and an officer in the Republic of Haven Navy.
In 1533 PD, he held the rank of Commander and served as executive officer of the RHNS Saintonge. (MA1)
Promoted to Commodore by 1544 PD, he replaced Commodore Jason Flanders in command of the Saintonge and led her squadron in Operation Embuscade and the subsequent Battle of Danak. (MA3)