Galgo

7677
Nominal Guns16BWAS-1793
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslySpanish sloop 'Galgo' (1796) (18)
Captured15.11.1799BWAS-1793
First Commissioned6.1800BWAS-1793
ShipyardFerrol - Spain BWAS-1793
CategoryUnratedBWAS-1793
Ship TypeSloop BWAS-1793
Sailing RigBrigBWAS-1793
Foundered9.10.1800BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck99' 0"Imperial Feet30.1752 
Length of Keel89' 0"Imperial Feet27.1272 
Breadth29' 0"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold13' 0"Imperial Feet3.9624 
Burthen395Tons BM 

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
6.1800121 BWAS-1793

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
6.1800 - 9.10.1800CommanderGeorge Samuel Stovin (d.1800)BWAS-1793

Service History


DateEventSource
26.2.1800RegisteredBWAS-1793
6.1800Commissioned at JamaicaBWAS-1793
9.10.1800Capsized in a squall off Virginia, 96 men drownedBWAS-1793

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Tim Oakley on Wednesday 22nd of August 2012 11:19

possible name change to Chance 18 sloop wrecked with nearly all hands in the West Indies 9 Oct 1800

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