HMS Charles Galley (1676)
The Charles Galley in a painting by Willem van de Velde the Younger; late 17th century.
|Name:||HMS Charles Galley|
|Renamed:||HMS Torrington in July 1727|
|Reclassified:||Hulked in 1740|
|Fate:||Sold on 12 July 1744|
|General characteristics as built|
|Class and type:||32-gun fifth rate|
|Tons burthen:||546 bm|
|Length:||131 ft (39.9 m) (overall)|
|Beam:||28 ft 6 in (8.7 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full rigged ship|
|General characteristics after 1693 rebuild|
|Tons burthen:||548 bm|
|General characteristics after 1710 rebuild|
|Tons burthen:||537 bm|
|General characteristics after 1729 rebuild|
|Tons burthen:||594 bm|
HMS Charles Galley was a 32–gun fifth rate of the Royal Navy built at Woolwich Dockyard and launched in 1676. She was rebuilt in 1693, and again at Deptford Dockyard in 1710. She was renamed HMS Torrington after a third rebuild in 1729, and was hulked in 1740. She was finally sold on 12 July 1744.
- "HMS Charles Galley 1676". Prints and Drawings of the Charles Galley. National Maritime Museum. Archived from the original on 9 June 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2009.
- Wright, Christopher (1992). The world's master paintings: from the early Renaissance to the present day. Routledge. p. 376. ISBN 0-415-02240-1.