British Fleet in the West indies

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

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


Sailed from Portsmouth, later anchoring at Plymouth


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 

Sailed from Plymouth

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

Arrived in Jamaica

1739/11Sheerness (20) left the fleet 

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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