British Fleet in the West indies


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

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

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 

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