Fagons -> 1660 Milford

4182
Nominal Guns22
NationalityCommonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland
OperatorState Navy
Ordered1.10.1653
Acquired22.5.1654
First Commissioned5.1654
ShipyardWivenhoe
ConstructorRobert Page
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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1654 - 1657CaptainThomas ElliottBWAS-160328.3.1663 - 18.11.1663CaptainHenry Terne (d.1666)B05110.12.1663 - 14.8.1664CaptainJohn Chicheley (1641-1690/91)B05115.8.1664 - 11.6.1665CaptainThomas Seale (d.1665)B05112.6.1665 - 25.7.1668CaptainRichard White (d.1673)BWAS-160326.11.1668 - 11.3.1668/69CaptainJohn Hubbard (d.1668)B0511670CaptainJohn Robinson (d.1690)B051

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1654Completed at Wivenhoe 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


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1603British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714Rif WinfieldBook
B051Biographia Navalis - Volume IJohn CharnockDigital Book
 

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