Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 10,171 British ships and 25,232 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) (542 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 (2,132 ships)
  • Revenue Service (76 ships)
  • Royal African Company (1660-1752) (1 ship)
  • Royal Mail (1516-2013) (18 ships)
  • Royal Marines (0 ships)
  • Royal Navy (7,309 ships)
  • Royal Navy Dockyard (0 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • South Sea Company (1711) (1 ship)
  • Transport Board (1690-1817) (1 ship)

Vessels by Category (Total vessels 10,171)

  • First Rate (76 vessels)
  • Second Rate (138 vessels)
  • Third Rate (616 vessels)
  • Fourth Rate (477 vessels)
  • Fifth Rate (831 vessels)
  • Sixth Rate (584 vessels)
  • Unrated (3,097 vessels)
  • Merchant (878 vessels)
  • Hired Vessel (1,397 vessels)
  • Privateer (1,860 vessels)
  • Other Vessels (215 vessels)
  • Shore Establishment (2 vessels)

Personnel by Role ( All personnel 25,231)

  • Naval Sailor (21,084 people)
  • Designer (63 people)
  • Ship Owner (859 people)
  • Privateer (1,553 people)
  • Pirate (22 people)
  • Ship Builder (619 people)
  • Other (74 people)
  • Administrator (150 people)
  • Marine (125 people)
  • Soldier (114 people)
  • Merchant Sailor (945 people)
  • Dockyard Staff (688 people)

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Positions & Appointments