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Fagons -> 1660 Milford

4182
Nominal Guns22
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.10.1653
Acquired22.5.1654
First Commissioned5.1654
ShipyardWivenhoe - Essex
Constructor
Robert PageBritish
Ship Builder
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Burnt7.7.1673

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Keel82' 0"Imperial Feet24.9936 
Breadth24' 6"Imperial Feet7.3533 
Depth in Hold10' 0"Imperial Feet3.048 
Draught Aft12' 6"Imperial Feet3.7338 
Burthen261 7694Tons BM 

Armament


1654Broadside Weight = 92 Imperial Pound ( 41.7221 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck4 British Saker

1660Broadside Weight = 108.5 Imperial Pound ( 49.205 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck18 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck10 British Saker

1666Broadside Weight = 105 Imperial Pound ( 47.6178 kg)BWAS-1603
Gun Deck14 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck2 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck12 British Saker
Gun Deck2 British 3-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1654100 BWAS-1603
1660105 BWAS-1603
1666110 BWAS-1603

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1654 - 1657Captain
Thomas ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1654-1673
BWAS-1603
28.3.1663 - 18.11.1663Captain
Henry TerneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1660-1666
B051
10.12.1663 - 14.8.1664Captain
John ChicheleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1662-1674
B051
15.8.1664 - 11.6.1665Captain
Thomas SealeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1646-1665
B051
12.6.1665 - 25.7.1668Captain
Richard WhiteBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1672
BWAS-1603
26.11.1668 - 11.3.1668/69Captain
John HubbardBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1665-1669
B051
1670Captain
John RobinsonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1664-1690
B051

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1654Completed at Wivenhoe - Essex at a cost of £1638.0.0dBWAS-1603
1660Renamed Milford
1664In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
3.6.1665Battle of Lowestoft
3.9.1665At the capture of Slothany in the North SeaBWAS-1603
7.7.1673Burnt by accident at Port Mahon while "drying out the bread-room"BWAS-1603
8.1674Remains broken upBWAS-1603

 

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