Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 8,076 British ships and 17,534 British people listed on this site


Alternate Names

  • 1000 Kingdom of England
  • 1649/05/19 Commonwealth of England
  • 1653 Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
  • 1660/05/08 Kingdom of England
  • 1707/05/01 Great Britain
  • 1801/01/01 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • 1922/12/05 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Capital Cities

  • 1000 - 1066 Winchester
  • 1066 - 2016 London
  • 1642 - 1646/06/24 Oxford

Wars

National operators

  • East India Company (80 ships)
  • Revenue Service (76 ships)
  • Canadian Provincial (1 ship)
  • The Royal Navy (7,165 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • Private Owners (666 ships)
  • Massachusetts Provincial (1 ship)
  • Bombay Marine (7 ships)
  • Levant Company (3 ships)
  • Hudson's Bay Company (2 ships)
  • English Royalist (61 ships)

Ship count by Category

  • First Rate (76 ships)
  • Second Rate (138 ships)
  • Third Rate (619 ships)
  • Fourth Rate (473 ships)
  • Fifth Rate (837 ships)
  • Sixth Rate (582 ships)
  • Unrated (2,983 ships)
  • Merchantman (132 ships)
  • Hired Vessel (1,315 ships)
  • Privateer (580 ships)
  • Other Vessels (287 ships)
  • Letter-of-Marque (54 ships)

Personnel count by Role

  • Sailor (16,917 people)
  • Designer (60 people)
  • Ship Owner (4 people)
  • Privateer (7 people)
  • Pirate (12 people)
  • Ship Builder (513 people)
  • Other (77 people)
  • Administrator (35 people)
  • Marine (3 people)
  • Soldier (3 people)

Locations's associated with Great Britain

Positions & Appointments