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British Fleet in the West indies


Fleet Commander
Edward VernonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1746
TRN3
Fleet Formed25.7.1739TRN3
Fleet Disbanded1741TRN3

ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Lennox (70) 1723-1756
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17398.1739
Covill MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1741
Fleet disbanded
Elizabeth (70) 1737-1766
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17398.1739
Edward FalkinghamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1746
Fleet disbanded
Kent (70) 1724-1744
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17398.1739
Thomas DurellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1698-1739
Fleet disbanded
Sheerness (20) 1732-1744
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
25.7.173911.1739
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
Fleet disbanded
Burford (70) 1722-1752
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17391741
Thomas WatsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1723-1744
Fleet disbanded
Princess Louisa (60) 1732-1743
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1738 Renamed "Princess Louisa"
25.7.17391741
Thomas WaterhouseBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1741
Fleet disbanded
Strafford (60) 1735-1756
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17391741
Thomas TrevorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1711-1745
Fleet disbanded
Worcester (60) 1735-1765
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
25.7.17391741
Perry MayneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1757
Fleet disbanded
Norwich (50) 1718-1771
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Enterprise"
25.7.17391741
Richard HerbertBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1712-1718
Fleet disbanded
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
23.10.17391741
Digby DentBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1726-1758
Fleet disbanded
Diamond (40) 1723-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
27.11.17391741
Charles KnowlesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1718-1770
Fleet disbanded
Windsor (60) 1729-1742
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
29.11.17391741
George BerkeleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1745
Fleet disbanded
Anglesea (40) 1725-1742
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
29.11.17391741
Henry ReddishBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1705-1741
Fleet disbanded
Sheerness (20) 1732-1744
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
6.12.17391741
Miles StapletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1747
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.

 
1739/08
Lennox (70) 1723-1756
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1739/08
Elizabeth (70) 1737-1766
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1739/08
Kent (70) 1724-1744
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
left the fleet
 
1739/08/03

Sailed from Plymouth

 
1739/10/23
Hampton Court (70) 1709-1741
British 70 Gun
3rd Rate Ship of the Line
joined the fleet
 
1739/10/23

Arrived in Jamaica

 
1739/11
Sheerness (20) 1732-1744
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
left the fleet
 
1739/11/05

Sailed form Port Royal, Jamaica

 
1739/11/27
Diamond (40) 1723-1744
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship of the Line
joined the fleet
 
1739/11/29
Windsor (60) 1729-1742
British 60 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
joined the fleet
 
1739/11/29
Anglesea (40) 1725-1742
British 40 Gun
5th Rate Ship
joined the fleet
 
1739/12/06
Sheerness (20) 1732-1744
British 20 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
joined the fleet
 

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