Galgo

4407
Nominal Guns8BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish Privateer brig 'Galgo' (1742) (8)
Captured30.3.1742BWAS-1714
First Commissioned22.5.1742BWAS-1714
ShipyardSan Sebastian - Spain BWAS-1714
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1714
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1714
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1714
Sold24.3.1742/43BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck78' 4"Imperial Feet23.7871 
Length of Keel62' 3 ¼"Imperial Feet18.904 
Breadth22' 3"Imperial Feet6.7437 
Burthen163 9294Tons BM 

Armament


5.1742Broadside Weight = 19 Imperial Pound ( 8.6168 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck8 British 4-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.174280 BWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
22.5.1742 - 1.11.1742CommanderJoseph Cooper (d.1747): on board from 29.5.1742 ADM 6/16/57BWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
24.5.1742 - 12.8.1742LieutenantRenatus Tonkin ADM 6/16/58ADM 6/16

Service History


DateEventSource
4.4.1741Arrived at PlymouthBWAS-1714
5.1742Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1714
7.6.1742Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1714
14.6.1742Purchased at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £922.5.11dBWAS-1714
19.7.1742Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth at a cost of £536.3.7dBWAS-1714
11.12.1742Ordered to be soldBWAS-1714
1.1.1743

Paid off

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24.3.1742/43Sold at Sheerness for £315BWAS-1714

 

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