Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 9,970 British ships and 24,736 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)
  • Canadian Provincial Marine (1796-1910) (2 ships)
  • Corps of Engineers (1716) (0 ships)
  • East India Company (1600-1874) (390 ships)
  • English Royalist (1643-1660) (62 ships)
  • Hudson's Bay Company (1670) (10 ships)
  • Indian Navy (1613-1945) (7 ships)
  • Levant Company (1592-1825) (4 ships)
  • Massachusetts Provincial (1 ship)
  • Muscovy Company (1555-1917) (3 ships)
  • Private Owners (2,086 ships)
  • Revenue Service (76 ships)
  • Royal African Company (1660-1752) (1 ship)
  • Royal Mail (1516-2013) (15 ships)
  • Royal Marines (0 ships)
  • Royal Navy (7,310 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • South Sea Company (1711) (1 ship)
  • Transport Board (1690-1817) (0 ships)

Vessels by Category (Total vessels 9,970)

  • First Rate (76 vessels)
  • Second Rate (138 vessels)
  • Third Rate (619 vessels)
  • Fourth Rate (474 vessels)
  • Fifth Rate (832 vessels)
  • Sixth Rate (584 vessels)
  • Unrated (3,094 vessels)
  • Merchant (685 vessels)
  • Hired Vessel (1,396 vessels)
  • Privateer (1,855 vessels)
  • Other Vessels (215 vessels)
  • Shore Establishment (2 vessels)

Personnel by Role ( All personnel 24,735)

  • Naval Sailor (21,055 people)
  • Designer (62 people)
  • Ship Owner (797 people)
  • Privateer (1,471 people)
  • Pirate (22 people)
  • Ship Builder (615 people)
  • Other (73 people)
  • Administrator (146 people)
  • Marine (123 people)
  • Soldier (113 people)
  • Merchant Sailor (619 people)
  • Dockyard Staff (672 people)

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Positions & Appointments