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Mary Galley

5303
Nominal Guns44BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered26.4.1743BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down18.5.1743BWAS-1714
Launched16.6.1744BWAS-1714
First Commissioned17.7.1744BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship Class1741 Establishment 44-Gunner (1741)BWAS-1714
Constructor
Henry BirdBritish
Designer
Ship Owner
Ship Builder
Service 1758-1759
BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShipBWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Sunk as Breakwater20.4.1764BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 2 ¾"Imperial Feet38.4239 
Length of Keel102' 6"Imperial Feet31.1658 
Breadth36' 3"Imperial Feet10.9855 
Depth in Hold15' 5 ½"Imperial Feet4.5847 
Burthen716 4294Tons BM 

Armament


16.6.1744Broadside Weight = 282 Imperial Pound ( 127.887 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck20 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck20 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1741250Design Complement

2 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
17.7.1744 - 26.8.1744Captain
William DandridgeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1704-1744
ADM 6/16/340
ADM 6/16
27.8.1744 - 24.12.1748Captain
Robert SwantonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1764
ADM 6/16/356
BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
7.7.1744 - 30.8.1744First Lieutenant
John GreenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1724-1745
ADM 6/16/335
ADM 6/16
20.7.1744 - 6.3.1745/46Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
William LangdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
ADM 6/16/344
ADM 6/16
7.3.1745/46 - 3.4.1746Second Lieutenant
William LangdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1728-1746
ADM 6/17/71
ADM 6/17
7.3.1745/46 - 3.4.1746Third Lt. & Lt. at Arms
Roger EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/71
ADM 6/17
4.4.1746 - 24.12.1748Second Lieutenant
Roger EdwardsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1740-1748
ADM 6/17/84
ADM 6/17

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
13.7.1748 - 8.10.1750Midshipman
Francis BanksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1772
Transfered ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
3.7.1747 - 12.7.1748Able Seaman
Francis BanksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1747-1772
ADM 107/4/305
ADM 107/4

Service History


DateEventSource
16.6.1744building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £7531.10.0dBWAS-1714
13.9.1744fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £5666.8.10dBWAS-1714
1746On the West coast of AfricaBWAS-1714
3.1745/46Began small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness BWAS-1714
4.1746Completed small repair at Sheerness Dockyard - Sheerness at a cost of £984.5.7dBWAS-1714
1747In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
1748In the Leeward IslandsBWAS-1714
24.12.1748Paid off at Plymouth Dockyard ADM 106
1.1749Surveyed but not repairedBWAS-1714
29.2.1764Ordered to be sunk as a breakwater at PortsmouthBWAS-1714

 

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