Cities in South Carolina and West Virginia.
(Gy: l 52'; b. 15'; dp. 5'2"; cpl. 28; a. 1 24-pdr., 5 how.)
The first Charleston, a galley identical to Mars, was built at Charleston, S.C., in 1798, and commanded by "Captain-of-a-Galley" James Payne. During the Quasi-War with France, Charleston was used for the defense of the coast of South Carolina. She was sold at Charleston about 1 February 1802.