British Fleet in the West indies


Fleet CommanderEdward Vernon (1684-1757)TRN3
Fleet Formed25.7.1739TRN3
Fleet Disbanded1741TRN3

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Lennox (70) 25.7.17398.1739Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746)
Elizabeth (70) 25.7.17398.1739Edward Falkingham (c.1679-1757)
Kent (70) 25.7.17398.1739Thomas Durell (d.1741)
Sheerness (20) 25.7.173911.1739Miles Stapleton (d.1750)
Burford (70) 25.7.17391741Thomas Watson (d.1744)
Princess Louisa (60) 25.7.17391741Thomas Waterhouse (d.1743)
Strafford (60) 25.7.17391741Thomas Trevor (d.1745)
Worcester (60) 25.7.17391741Perry Mayne (c.1697-1761)
Norwich (50) 25.7.17391741Richard Herbert (d.1740)
Hampton Court (70) 23.10.17391741Digby Dent (1710-1761)
Diamond (40) 27.11.17391741Charles Knowles (1704-1777)
Windsor (60) 29.11.17391741George Berkeley (d.1746/47)
Anglesea (40) 29.11.17391741Henry Reddish (d.1742)
Sheerness (20) 6.12.17391741Miles Stapleton (d.1750)

DateEventSource
1739/07/24

Sailed from Portsmouth, later anchoring at Plymouth

 
1739/08

The Lenox, Elizabeth and Kent were detached to cruise for a month off Cape Ortegal and then return to England.

 
1739/08Lennox (70) left the fleet 
1739/08Elizabeth (70) left the fleet 
1739/08Kent (70) left the fleet 
1739/08/03

Sailed from Plymouth

 
1739/10/23Hampton Court (70) joined the fleet 
1739/10/23

Arrived in Jamaica

 
1739/11Sheerness (20) left the fleet 
1739/11/05

Sailed form Port Royal, Jamaica

 
1739/11/27Diamond (40) joined the fleet 
1739/11/29Windsor (60) joined the fleet 
1739/11/29Anglesea (40) joined the fleet 
1739/12/06Sheerness (20) joined the fleet 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
TRN3The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IIIWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book