Mary Galley

Nominal Guns42B028
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
First Commissioned9.8.1708B028
ShipyardDeptford Dockyard - Deptford B028
Ship Class1706 Establishment 42-GunnerB028
Constructor Joseph Allin (d.1716)BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1.1721B028


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck118' 0"Imperial Feet35.9664 
Length of Keel96' 10"Imperial Feet29.2608 
Breadth32' 3"Imperial Feet9.7917 
Depth in Hold13' 6 ¼"Imperial Feet3.9688 
Burthen535 6694Tons BM 


6.8.1708Broadside Weight = 153 Imperial Pound ( 69.3855 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck18 British 9-Pounder
Lower Gun Deck20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource
1706190Design Complement

4 Commanding Officers

9.8.1708 - 16.10.1709Captain Michael Sansom (d.1711) ADM 6/9/179BWAS-160317.10.1709 - 18.9.1711Captain Ralph Saunderson (d.1718) ADM 6/10/95B05111.8.1711 - 9.3.1711/12Captain Thomas Mabbot (d.1711/12)† ADM 6/11/157BWAS-160319.3.1712/13 - 24.6.1714Captain Peter Chamberlain (d.1720)BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers

9.8.1708 - 1.10.1711Lieutenant Henry Hemmington (d.c.1744) ADM 6/9/179ADM 6/92.10.1711Lieutenant James Dore ADM 6/11/164ADM 6/113.10.1711 - 9.3.1711/12Lieutenant William Stewart ADM 6/11/164ADM 6/1110.3.1711/12 - 26.2.1712/13Lieutenant William Douglas (d.1741) ADM 6/12/67
Commission confirmed 19.4.1716
ADM 6/12
26.2.1712/13 - 24.6.1714Lieutenant Jeremiah Catlyne ADM 6/11/291
Commission confirmed 22.6.1714
ADM 6/11

1 Warrant Officer

1714Gunner William Fellowesref:1618

1 Petty Officer

26.5.1711 - 1711Volunteer-per-order Edmond Arguis ADM 6/11/141ADM 6/11

Service History

1709Commissioned for the ChannelBWAS-1603
19.4.1711Took the Privateer La Louise Charlotte (10) in the ChannelBWAS-1603
9.3.1711/12In action off the coast of GuineaBWAS-1603

Paid off

1.1721Broken up at Plymouth to be rebuiltBWAS-1603


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