Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 9,370 British ships and 21,596 British people listed on this site


Alternate Names

  • 1000 Kingdom of England
  • 1649/05/19 Commonwealth of England
  • 1653 Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
  • 1660/05/08 Kingdom of England
  • 1707/05/01 Great Britain
  • 1801/01/01 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
  • 1922/12/05 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Capital Cities


Wars

National operators

  • Army (0 ships)
  • Bombay Marine (7 ships)
  • Canadian Provincial Marine (1796-1910) (2 ships)
  • Corps of Engineers (1716) (0 ships)
  • East India Company (1600-1874) (128 ships)
  • English Royalist (1643-1660) (61 ships)
  • Hudson's Bay Company (1670) (9 ships)
  • Levant Company (1592-1825) (3 ships)
  • Massachusetts Provincial (1 ship)
  • Muscovy Company (1555-1917) (2 ships)
  • Private Owners (1,843 ships)
  • Revenue Service (76 ships)
  • Royal African Company (1660-1752) (1 ship)
  • Royal Mail (1516-2013) (5 ships)
  • Royal Marines (0 ships)
  • Royal Navy (7,231 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • Transport Board (1690-1817) (0 ships)

Ship count by Category

  • First Rate (76 ships)
  • Second Rate (138 ships)
  • Third Rate (618 ships)
  • Fourth Rate (472 ships)
  • Fifth Rate (833 ships)
  • Sixth Rate (582 ships)
  • Unrated (2,983 ships)
  • Merchantman (314 ships)
  • Hired Vessel (1,340 ships)
  • Privateer (1,722 ships)
  • Other Vessels (291 ships)
  • Shore Establishment (1 ship)

Personnel count by Role

  • Sailor (19,767 people)
  • Designer (60 people)
  • Ship Owner (541 people)
  • Privateer (970 people)
  • Pirate (22 people)
  • Ship Builder (515 people)
  • Other (38 people)
  • Administrator (117 people)
  • Marine (97 people)
  • Soldier (30 people)
  • Merchant Sailor (192 people)
  • Dockyard Staff (11 people)

Locations's associated with Great Britain

Positions & Appointments