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Braddock's Expedition


Fleet Commander
Augustus KeppelBritish
Naval Sailor
Marine
Service 1743-1783
BWAS-1714
Fleet Formed10.1754BWAS-1714
Fleet Disbanded1755BWAS-1714

Introduction

Escorting a fleet of transports carrying General Braddock and 1,500 troops pf the 44th and 48th regiments of foot.



ShipJoinedLeftCommanderNotes
Centurion (50) 1733-1769
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
1744 Renamed "Eagle"
1745 Renamed "Centurion"
10.17541755
William MantellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1730-1763
Fleet disbanded
Norwich (50) 1745-1768
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
10.17541755
The Hon. Samuel BarringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1794
Fleet disbanded
Seahorse (24) 1748-1784
British 24 Gun
6th Rate Frigate
10.17541755
Hugh PalliserBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1735-1779
Fleet disbanded

DateEventSource
1754/12/23

Sailed from Cork

 
1755/02/19

Arrived at Hampton Roads, Virginia

 

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