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James Galley

4920
Nominal Guns30B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired2.10.1676BWAS-1603
First Commissioned6.10.1676B028
ShipyardBlackwall - London B028
Constructor
Sir Anthony DeaneBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1660-1721
B028
CategoryFourth RateB028
Ship TypeGalley-Frigate B028
Wrecked25.11.1694BWAS-1603

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck112' 0"Imperial Feet34.1376 
Length of Keel104' 0"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Breadth28' 1"Imperial Feet8.5376 
Depth in Hold10' 2"Imperial Feet3.0988 
Draught Aft10' 9"Imperial Feet3.2766 
Burthen436 2794Tons BM 

Armament


10.1676Broadside Weight = 77.5 Imperial Pound ( 35.1469 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Saker
Upper Gun Deck22 British Saker
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 87 Imperial Pound ( 39.4545 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British 6-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
10.1676200 BWAS-1603

11 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
6.10.1676 - 17.9.1677Captain
George CanningBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1677
BWAS-1603
28.10.1677 - 15.9.1679Captain
John WyborneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1684
BWAS-1603
21.10.1679 - 2.10.1679Captain
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1694
B051
2.12.1679 - 21.4.1681Captain
William ColemanBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1671
B051
23.4.1681 - 7.12.1686Captain
Cloudisley ShovellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1707
B051
10.4.1689 - 1690Captain
Robert ReynoldsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1677-1690
BWAS-1603
1690 - 1691Captain
Edward DoverBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1690
BWAS-1603
1691 - 1692Captain
William VickersBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1694
BWAS-1603
1692 - 4.1693Captain
Edward BibbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1992
BWAS-1603
7.1693Captain
Andrew LeakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1690-1696
BWAS-1603
7.1693 - 25.11.1694Captain
Joseph SoanesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1718
BWAS-1603

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
bef.1.5.1677 - aft.21.5.1677Lieutenant
Paul MercerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1677
ADM 8/1/83
ADM8

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.9.1677 - 20.10.1677Master
Greenvill CollinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1676-1694
ADM 7
1694 - 25.11.1694Gunner
Thomas JamesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/59
ADM 6/3
1694 - 25.11.1694Carpenter
Edward ClarkeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/58
ADM 6/3

3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
24.9.1691 - 15.3.1691/92Midshipman
John BlixardBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1695
ADM 107/1/95
ADM 107/1
16.3.1691/92 - 29.9.1693Master's Mate
John BlixardBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1679-1695
Transfered ADM 107/1/95
ADM 107/1
17.7.1694 - 25.11.1694Midshipman
John WyattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1697
ADM 107/1/83
ADM 107/1

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
19.8.1692 - 13.9.1692Able Seaman
John StephensBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1718
Transfered ADM 107/1/86
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
28.10.1677In company with
Charles Galley (32) 1676-1693
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Galley-Frigate
took the Algerine
Golden Marigold 1677-1677
Algerian Unrated Ship
off Tangier
BWAS-1603
6.10.1679Commissioned for the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
9.9.1681In company with
Sapphire (32) 1675-1696
British 32 Gun
5th Rate Ship
took the Algerine
Half Moon (32) 1681-1681
Algerian 32 Gun
Unrated Ship
BWAS-1603
9.9.1681Took the Ship
Half Moon (32) 1681-1681
Algerian 32 Gun
Unrated Ship
at Algiers
BWAS-1603
12.1681In company with
Adventure (32) 1646-1691
British 32 Gun
4th Rate Ship
drove the Algerine
Flowerpot (32) 1681-1681
Algerian 32 Gun
Unrated Ship
ashore near Masagram, destorying her the next day
BWAS-1603
16.1.1682/83Captured a SaiteasB051
2.1685Chased a corsair of 28 guns into portB051
11.1686Returned to EnglandB051
30.5.1689Took the Ship
Le Dragon-Volant (8) 1689-1689
French 8 Gun
Privateer Ship

1690In the Irish SeaBWAS-1603
20.2.1691Refitted as a Fifth RateADM/A
24.3.1692Took the Ship
Le Saint Vincent (8) 1692-1692
French 8 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
7.6.1692Took the Ship
Le Soleil (24) 1692-1692
French 24 Gun
Privateer Ship
BWAS-1603
26.11.1694Wrecked on Longsands in Thames EstuaryBWAS-1603

 

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