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Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 11,833 British ships and 30,001 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) (1,542 ships)
  • English Royalist (1643-1660) (61 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)
  • Navy Board (1 ship)
  • Private Owners (2,678 ships)
  • Revenue Service (77 ships)
  • Royal African Company (1660-1752) (22 ships)
  • Royal Mail (1516-2013) (67 ships)
  • Royal Marines (0 ships)
  • Royal Navy (7,336 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • South Sea Company (1711) (8 ships)
  • The Barons (1215-1217) (0 ships)
  • Transport Board (1690-1817) (10 ships)

Vessels by Category (Total vessels 11,833)

  • First Rate (76 vessels)
  • Second Rate (138 vessels)
  • Third Rate (616 vessels)
  • Fourth Rate (475 vessels)
  • Fifth Rate (833 vessels)
  • Sixth Rate (584 vessels)
  • Unrated (3,202 vessels)
  • Merchant (2,446 vessels)
  • Hired Vessel (1,425 vessels)
  • Privateer (1,932 vessels)
  • Other Vessels (104 vessels)
  • Shore Establishment (2 vessels)

Personnel by Role ( All personnel 30,000)

  • Naval Sailor (24,055 people)
  • Designer (64 people)
  • Ship Owner (1,035 people)
  • Privateer (1,749 people)
  • Pirate (23 people)
  • Ship Builder (644 people)
  • Other (79 people)
  • Administrator (240 people)
  • Marine (419 people)
  • Soldier (259 people)
  • Merchant Sailor (1,495 people)
  • Dockyard Staff (1,375 people)
  • Clergyman (196 people)
  • Medic (97 people)

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