HMS Hampton Court was a 70-gun third rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1709. She fought in the Battle of Cartagena de Indias as a part of Vice-Admiral Edward Vernon's fleet in 1741. Hampton Court was broken up in 1774.
HMS Valiant was a 74-gun third rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1759 at Chatham Dockyard. She served during the Seven Years' War and participated in the Battle of the Saintes. Valiant was broken up in 1826.
Shtandart was a frigate of the Russian Baltic fleet, built by the Dutch shipwright Vybe Gerens and launched in 1703. She was the first flagship of the Imperial Russian Navy. Shtandart combined element of English and Dutch shipbuilding. She was in service in the Navy until 1711, afterwards she was used for harbor service. She was broken up in 1730.
Agamemnon was a merchant steamship built in 1865 for Alfred and Phillip Holt's Ocean Steam Ship Company. She served on the route between Britain and China and she could compete with the then prevalent tea clippers. She brought together three improvements in steamship design: higher boiler pressure, an efficient and compact compound steam engine, and a hull form with modest power requirements. In 1897 Agamemnon was transferred to Alfred Holt's Dutch subsidiary. She was scrapped in 1899.
HMS Scarborough was a 32 gun fifth-rate ship of the the English Royal Navy launched in 1711. She encountered the pirate Blackbeard in 1717 in the Caribbean. However, there was no fighting involved. Scarborough was sold out of the Navy in 1739.
Bat was a steel hulled side-wheel steamer built in 1864 at Liverpool, England. She was purchased by the Confederate Government and commissioned as a blockade runner. She was captured by the Union forces in October 1864. After being commissioned into the Union Navy, she was assigned to the North Atlantic Blockade Squadron. She was chosen to carry President Lincoln to Richmond Virginia. In the end, she was used as a convoy to the River Queen which carried the President aboard. After the end of the American Civil War, in 1865, Bat was sold to a private owner and operated as a passenger steamer along the East Coast. In 1871, she was sold to a Canadian owner and renamed Miramichi. She was scrapped in 1902.
Zeewijk was a merchant ship of the Dutch East India Company, launched in 1725. She foundered on her maiden voyage from Vlissingen, Netherlands to Batavia (Jakarta) in 1727. The survivors built a new ship from her parts called Sloepie and continued to Batavia.
PS Hibernia was a passenger paddle steamer built in 1847 in Liverpool for the Chester and Holyhead Railway. In 1877 she was sold to the Waterford and Limerick Railway. She foundered near the Smalls Lighthouse, Wales in 1897.
Maudie was a tanker built in 1920 in Port Glasgow, Scotland. In 1937, she was sold to Finland and renamed Angra. In 1942 she was sold again and renamed Mercator. During the Second World War, she was seized by Germany and then by the United Kingdom as a prize of war. In 1946, she was returned to her Finnish owner. Mercator was sold in 1956 and renamed Ruth Nurminen. She was scrapped in 1959.
HMS Centurion was a 60-gun fourth rate ship of the line of the Royal Navy, built at Portsmouth Dockyard and launched on 6 January 1732. She took part on George Anson's voyage around the world in 1740-1744. Anson had the mission to capture Spanish possessions in the Pacific during the War of the Austrian Succession. Afterwards, she took part in the Battle of Cape Finisterre in 1747 and Siege of Louisburg in 1758. Centurion was broken up in 1769.
Le Vengeur was originally named HMS Charlotte and it was a mercantile schooner hired and later purchased by the Royal Navy. She sailed in the Caribbean when she was captured by the French in 1798. She joined the French Navy as Vengeur. However, she was recaptured by the British in 1799 and broken up.
SS Hindostan was a paddle steamer launched in 1842. She was owned by the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P & O) and operated between Southampton, England and Calcutta, India. She sank near Calcutta during a cyclone in 1864.
The Terrible was a 74-gun ship of the French Navy, built at Toulon and launched in 1739. She participated in the Second Battle of Cape Finisterre, on 25 October 1747, where she was captured by the British fleet. Subsequently, she served in the English Royal Navy under the name HMS Terrible. She took part in the Siege of Louisbourg in 1758 and the assault on Quebec in 1759. She was broken up in 1763.
HMS Hazard was a 14-gun sloop launched in 1744. She was captured in November 1745 by Jacobite forces, handed over to the French and renamed Le Prince Charles. She was recaptured by HMS Sheerness in March 1746 and reverted to her previous name Hazard. She was sold in 1749.
SS City of Glasgow was a single-screw passenger steamship, launched in April 1850. She was owned by Tod & Macgregor and operated on the Glasgow-New York route. She was the first ship to travel between these ports. In October 1850, she was sold to the Inman Line and moved to the Liverpool-Philadelphia route. City of Glasgow disappeared en route to Philadelphia in January 1854 with 480 passengers and crew aboard.
The ocean passenger liner RMS Rangitata was built in 1929. She operated on the line between London and Wellington, New Zealand, by the New Zealand Shipping Company. She had two sister ships that operated on the same line, RMS Rangitiki and RMS Rangitane.
HMS Fowey was a fifth rate warship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1744 in Hull, England. She was assigned to cruising off the coast of North America from South Carolina to Boston during the summer and operating in the Caribbean in the winter. Fowey ran onto a reef and sank on 26 June 1748.
The Invincible was a 74-gun French ship launched in 1744. She participated in First Battle of Cape Finisterre. She was escorting a fleet of merchant ships when she was captured by British warships. From 1747 she served in the Royal Navy as HMS Invincible. She ran aground and sunk in 1758.
SS Laura was a steamship originally named Roll Call built in South Shields, England in 1875. She was renamed Ellen in 1881 and then acquired by Peter Mærsk-Møller in 1886 and renamed Laura. She was sold in 1909 and renamed Ignazio. In 1918 she was sold again to an owner from Libya and called Adele. During the World War II, she was under German control. On 27 August 1941, Laura was beached to avoid sinking by Soviet torpedo boats.
The Monarque was a 74-gun French ship launched in March 1747. Later that year she was captured by the British during the Battle of Cape Finisterre. She was commissioned into the Royal Fleet as HMS Monarch and served as a guard ship and troop transport. She was sold to be broken up in 1760.
La Renommee was a 32-gun frigate of the French Navy, launched under the name République française in 1794 and later renamed Républicaine française. In 1795, she was again renamed to Renommée. She was captured by the British in June 1796. She was commissioned into the British Navy as HMS Renommee. She was broken up in 1810.
HMS Culloden was a 74-gun third rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched on 9 September 1747. She participated in the Seven Years' War, including the blockade of Toulon in 1759. She was sold after 23 years of service in 1770.
SS George W. Elder was a U.S. passenger and cargo steamer launched in 1874. She originally served on the east coast of the U.S. but she was transferred to the west coast in 1876. In 1918 she was sold to a shipping company from Chile and renamed America. She continued her service on the Chilean coast until 1935 when she was scrapped.
The Duc de Bourgogne was an 80-gun ship of the French Navy, launched in 1751. She took part in the Battle of the Saintes. She was renamed twice, the first time in 1792 Peuple and Caton in 1794. She was broken up in January 1800.
SS Bokhara was a P&O (Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company) passenger liner launched in 1872. She operated mainly on the route to India and the Far East. In 1884, she served as a troop transport for soldiers in the Mahdist War. While sailing from Shanghai to Hong Kong, on 10 October 1892, she sank in a typhoon.
Elisabethville was an ocean liner which was built in 1921 and was used on the Antwerp - Matadi route. In 1940, Elisabethville was requisitioned by the Ministry of War Transport for use as a troopship. Further she was sold several times to different owners, serving under names of Empire Bure, Charlton Star and Maristrella until she was scrapped in 1960.
HMS Blenheim was a 90-gun second rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1761 at Woolwich. She fought in the Seven Years' War. Blenheim also took part in the Battle of HyÃ¨res Islands in 1795 and the Battle of Cape St Vincent in 1797. She disappeared with all hands on deck in 1807 and is presumed to have foundered somewhere off Madagascar.
RMS Trent was a British paddle steamer built in 1841 for the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company. Trent served on the transatlantic passenger route. During the Crimean War in 1854, she was used as a troopship. In 1861, USS San Jacinto captured two Confederate diplomats who have been aboard Trent. The Trent Affair almost ended in a war between the United States and the United Kingdom. Trent was sold and scrapped in 1865.
HMS Falmouth was a 50-gun fourth rate ship built for the Royal Navy in 1752. She participated in the Seven Years' War. During the Battle of Manila in 1762, Falmouth suffered heavy damage and was abandoned.
Valeur was a 28-gun corvette of the French Navy, launched in 1754. She was captured by the British in 1759. She was commissioned into the Royal Navy as HMS Valeur and remained in service until 1764 when she was sold to a private owner.
The Guerrier was a 74-gun ship of the French Navy, launched in 1753. She took part in the Battle of Minorca in 1756, the Battle of Lagos, and the Invasion of Minorca in 1781. She was captured by the British during the Battle of the Nile in 1798. She was burnt due to heavy damage.
SS King Orry was a wooden paddle-steamer of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company, launched in 1842. In 1858, King Orry was taken over by Robert Napier & Co. of Glasgow and then sold to a Greek owner. She continued her service in the eastern Mediterranean until being scrapped.
Meermin was a cargo ship owned by the Dutch East India Company. She was built in 1759 as a slave ship. In January 1766 Meermin was returning to Netherlands from Madagascar with a cargo of Malagasy slaves. The slaves mutinied and in an attempt to return to Madagascar the ship ran aground at the coast of current South Africa. The mutiny was suppressed and the ship was deemed unsalvageable and left to break up on the shore.
City of Berlin was a British ocean liner owned by the Inman Line and launched in 1874. In 1875, City of Berlin won the Blue Riband for the fastest crossing from Queenstown to New York. From 1895, Berlin was placed on the Antwerp-New York route for the Red Star Line. In 1898, Berlin was sold to the U.S. Government for the Spanish-American War and was renamed Meade. She served also during the World War I and was finally scrapped in 1921.
Hilversum was a third-rate frigate of the Admiralty of Amsterdam, launched in 1655. She was captured by the British during the Battle of Lowestoft in 1665. The British renamed her HMS Helverson. She was sunk in 1667 to prevent the fleet Dutch from entering the river Medway.
SS City of Rio de Janeiro was an iron-hulled passenger steamship, launched in 1878. She operated between San Francisco and various Asian Pacific ports. During the Spanish-American War, she transported troops to Manila, Philippines. On 22 February 1901, the ship hit a reef at the entry to San Francisco Bay and sunk with a loss of 135 lives.
Calaumet was a tanker of the United States Service Board, built in 1920. She was launched as the cargo ship Vaba and converted to a tanker in 1921. She was sold to the Kellogg Steamship Corporation, New York in 1929 and renamed Ruth Kellogg. In 1940, Ruth Kellogg was sold to the British Ministry of War Transport. She was renamed Empire Dolphin in 1941. She was scrapped in 1947.
HMS Bellona was a 74-gun third-rate ship of the Royal Navy, launched in 1760. Bellona became a prototype for a new class of ships with 74 guns. She took part in the battles of the Seven Years' War, American Revolutionary War, and the Napoleonic Wars. Bellona served in the Navy for over 50 years and was broken up in 1814.
The Junon was a 40-gun frigate of the French Navy, launched in 1747. She participated in the Battle of Minorca in 1756. Junon was damaged by accident in January 1757 and used as a hulk afterward. She was sold for scrap in December 1757.
HMS Seahorse was a 24-gun sixth-rate frigate of the Royal Navy, launched in 1748. She participated in four battles off the coast of India between 1781 and 1783. She was sold in 1784 to a private owner and renamed Ravensworth. She was rebuilt for trade with the East Indies and made one voyage for the British East India Company (EIC). Afterwards, she was sold once again and served as a merchant ship in Europe.