British Fleet in the West indies


Fleet CommanderEdward Vernon (1684-1757)TRN3
Fleet Formed1739/07/25TRN3
Fleet Disbanded1741TRN3

ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Lennox (70) 1739/07/251739/08Covill Mayne (c.1674-1746)
Elizabeth (70) 1739/07/251739/08Edward Falkingham (d.1757)
Kent (70) 1739/07/251739/08Thomas Durell (d.1741)
Sheerness (20) 1739/07/251739/11Miles Stapleton (d.1750)
Burford (70) 1739/07/251741Thomas Watson (d.1744)
Princess Louisa (60) 1739/07/251741Thomas Waterhouse (d.1743)
Strafford (60) 1739/07/251741Thomas Trevor (d.1745)
Worcester (60) 1739/07/251741Perry Mayne (c.1697-1761)
Norwich (50) 1739/07/251741Richard Herbert (d.1740)
Hampton Court (70) 1739/10/231741Digby Dent (1700-1761)
Diamond (40) 1739/11/271741Charles Knowles (1704-1777)
Windsor (60) 1739/11/291741George Berkeley (d.1746/47)
Anglesea (40) 1739/11/291741Henry Reddish (d.1742)
Sheerness (20) 1739/12/061741Miles 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