Great Britain

Extant from : 1000

There are a total of 9,825 British ships and 24,265 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) (297 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 (2,032 ships)
  • Revenue Service (76 ships)
  • Royal African Company (1660-1752) (1 ship)
  • Royal Mail (1516-2013) (14 ships)
  • Royal Marines (0 ships)
  • Royal Navy (7,313 ships)
  • South Carolina Provincial (2 ships)
  • South Sea Company (1711) (1 ship)
  • Transport Board (1690-1817) (0 ships)

Vessels by Category (Total vessels 9,825)

  • First Rate (76 vessels)
  • Second Rate (138 vessels)
  • Third Rate (619 vessels)
  • Fourth Rate (474 vessels)
  • Fifth Rate (831 vessels)
  • Sixth Rate (586 vessels)
  • Unrated (3,092 vessels)
  • Merchantman (545 vessels)
  • Hired Vessel (1,394 vessels)
  • Privateer (1,848 vessels)
  • Other Vessels (220 vessels)
  • Shore Establishment (2 vessels)

Personnel by Role ( All personnel 24,264)

  • Naval Sailor (21,034 people)
  • Designer (62 people)
  • Ship Owner (707 people)
  • Privateer (1,387 people)
  • Pirate (22 people)
  • Ship Builder (569 people)
  • Other (73 people)
  • Administrator (143 people)
  • Marine (119 people)
  • Soldier (110 people)
  • Merchant Sailor (389 people)
  • Dockyard Staff (652 people)

Associated Location's

Positions & Appointments