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
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 - 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


Sources


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

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