Braddock's Expedition


Fleet CommanderAugustus Keppel (1725-1786)BWAS-1714
Fleet Formed1754/10BWAS-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.



ShipJoinedLeftCommander
Centurion (60) 1754/101755William Mantell (c.1714-1765)
Norwich (50) 1754/101755The Hon. Samuel Barrington (1729-1800)
Seahorse (24) 1754/101755Hugh Palliser (1721/22-1796)

DateEventSource
1754/12/23

Sailed from Cork

 
1755/02/19

Arrived at Hampton Roads, Virginia

 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook