Peregrine Galley -> 1716 Carolina

Nominal Guns20B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardSheerness - Kent B028
Designed byof Carmarthen MarquisBWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam LeeBWAS-1714
CategorySixth RateB028
Ship TypeYacht B028
Broken Up to Rebuild5.1733B028
BecomesBritish yacht 'Royal Caroline' (1733) (8)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck86' 10"Imperial Feet26.2128 
Length of Keel71' 0"Imperial Feet21.6408 
Breadth22' 10"Imperial Feet6.7056 
Depth in Hold10' 7"Imperial Feet3.2258 
Burthen196 8494Tons BM 


1700Broadside Weight = 33 Imperial Pound ( 14.9658 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 3-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

1714Broadside Weight = 57 Imperial Pound ( 25.8498 kg)BWAS-1714
Gun Deck16 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement

Date# of MenNotesSource

9 Commanding Officers

4.9.1700 - 2.2.1701/2CaptainLord Peregrine Osborne (2nd Marquess of Carmarthen) (1659-1729) ADM 6/6/46ADM 6/63.2.1701/2 - 16.6.1713CommanderWilliam Sanderson (d.1727) ADM 6/7/5BWAS-171417.6.1713 - 13.12.1714Captain and MasterWilliam Sanderson (d.1727) ADM 6/11/263BWAS-171414.12.1714 - 21.7.1715Captain and MasterSir William Sanderson (d.1727) ADM 6/12/11ADM 6/1222.7.1715 - 28.5.1716Captain and MasterGalfridus Walpole (1683-1726) ADM 6/12/46BWAS-171429.5.1716 - 2.4.1721Captain and MasterGalfridus Walpole (1683-1726) ADM 6/12/71ADM 6/123.4.1721 - 10.8.1727CommanderJohn Guy (d.1729/30) ADM 6/13/8BWAS-171411.8.1727 - 30.1.1729/30CommanderJohn Guy (d.1729/30)† ADM 6/14/149ADM 6/139.2.1729/30 - 5.1733CaptainCharles Hardy (c.1680-1744) ADM 6/15/45BWAS-1714

2 Commissioned Officers

12.9.1700 - 28.1.1701/2LieutenantJohn Castle (d.1706) ADM 6/6/46ADM 6/623.7.1715 - 11.4.1716LieutenantGeorge Knowler (d.1743) ADM 6/12/46ADM 6/12

2 Petty Officers

30.8.1710 - 3.3.1711/12MidshipmanWilliam Sanderson ADM 107/3/7ADM107/321.4.1722 - 4.5.1722MidshipmanRobert Shorting (d.1734) ADM 107/3/121ADM107/3

1 Crewman

26.5.1730 - 5.4.1732Ordinary SeamanThomas Gray (c.1716-?) ADM 107/3/313ADM107/3

Service History

29.5.1716Renamed CarolinaBWAS-1714


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Posted by regis on Saturday 27th of February 2016 20:23


of Ian McLaughlan

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Posted by Roger Williams on Monday 26th of March 2012 13:39

William Sanderson, master of the Peregrine, was knighted by George I on board when she arrived at Greenwich in September 1714, having brought the Hanoverian monarch and his entourage from The Hague for his coronation.

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