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Charles Galley

7177
Nominal Guns36B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Acquired6.1693BWAS-1603
First Commissioned20.1.1693/94B028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild11.1709B028
Becomes
British Fifth Rate frigate 'Charles Galley' (1710) (42) 1710-1726
British 42 Gun
5th Rate Frigate

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck130' 4"Imperial Feet39.6274 
Length of Keel124' 0"Imperial Feet37.7952 
Breadth28' 10"Imperial Feet8.5344 
Depth in Hold9' 0"Imperial Feet2.7432 
Burthen548 2394Tons BM 

Armament


1703Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

13 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
14.1.1694/95 - 2.9.1695Captain
Thomas PoultonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1699
ADM 6/3/8
ADM 6/3
20.1.1694/95 - 6.2.1695/96Captain
Edward ChantBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1697
BWAS-1603
2.9.1695 - 1.11.1696Captain
Stephen ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/74
BWAS-1603
3.11.1696 - 11.10.1697Captain
Robert ArrisBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1696-1720
ADM 6/4/43
BWAS-1603
21.2.1700/1 - 30.11.1701Captain
Henry MiddletonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
Transfered ADM 6/6/57
BWAS-1603
1.12.1701 - 13.1.1701/2Captain
Edward OwenBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1701
Transfered ADM 6/6/123
ADM 6/6
15.1.1701/2 - 14.2.1702/3Captain
Henry MaynardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1711
Transfered ADM 6/6/131
BWAS-1603
15.2.1702/3 - 17.11.1704Captain
Joseph TaylorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1673-1715
Transfered ADM 6/7/89
BWAS-1603
18.10.1704 - 11.12.1704Captain
Thomas LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/8/107
ADM 6/8
12.12.1704 - 17.3.1705/6Captain
Beaumont RaymondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1715
Transfered ADM 6/8/117
BWAS-1603
18.3.1705/6 - 11.6.1707Captain
George MartinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1712
ADM 6/8/244
BWAS-1603
12.6.1707 - 16.6.1709Captain
John HagerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1736
ADM 6/9/74
BWAS-1603
17.6.1709 - 30.12.1709Captain
Edward StoreyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1717
ADM 6/10/92
Confirmed 7.10.1709
BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
18.8.1695 - 6.10.1697Lieutenant
Christopher AllenbyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
Transfered ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
3.3.1700/1 - 29.11.1704Lieutenant
Yard EastleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1709
Transfered ADM 6/6/64
ADM 6/6
8.9.1704 - 29.11.1704Lieutenant
Samuel ToftBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1700-1727
ADM 6/8/186
Confirmed 11.7.1705
ADM 6/8
30.11.1704 - 3.4.1706Lieutenant
Thomas WhitneyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1740
Transfered ADM 6/8/115
ADM 6/8
26.6.1706 - 30.12.1709Lieutenant
Peter SolgardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1703-1737
ADM 6/8/259
ADM 6/8

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
29.1.1705/6 - 17.12.1706Midshipman
Joseph KiddickBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 107/2/252
ADM 107/2
18.12.1706 - 30.12.1709Master's Mate
Joseph KiddickBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1696-1710
ADM 107/2/252
ADM 107/2

Service History


DateEventSource
1696Sailed to the Canaries as a convoy escortBWAS-1603
1697Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1701Off DunkirkBWAS-1603
1.1702Sailed with a Newfoundland convoyBWAS-1603
1703In the North SeaBWAS-1603
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
1707In the North SeaBWAS-1603

 

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Posted by Brian on Saturday 23rd of January 2016 11:32

London Gazette, 1696 Plymouth, Sep. 13; On the 10th instant, came into this port the Charles Gally, Capt. Elliott Commander, with several merchant ships under his convoy from the Canaries,

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