CLEVELEY, John the Elder
(b. ca. 1712, Southwark, d. 1777, Southwark)

The Royal Caroline

1750
Oil on canvas, 80 x 90 cm
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

The Royal Caroline was built in 1749. This broadside-view ship portrait from off the starboard bow, shows the ship in full sail flying the red and blue ensign and the common pendant.