Mr. Tapling was a member of the British diplomatic service at the time of Hornblower's tour as midshipman aboard HMS Indefatigable, Captain Sir Edward Pellew commanding. Tapling accompanied Hornblower and his boat crew in Oran to obtain supplies.
Tapling was portrayed by Ian McNeice in Hornblower: The Examination for Lieutenant.
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