Milford

5402
Nominal Guns32B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered17.5.1694BWAS-1603
Acquired6.3.1694/95BWAS-1603
First Commissioned1695B028
ShipyardIpswich - Suffolk B028
Ship Class1694 Group 32-GunnerB028
ConstructorWilliam HubbardBWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateB028
Ship TypeFrigate B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Captured7.1.1696/97B028
BecomesFrench Fifth Rate frégate-vaisseau de 2ème ordre (demi-batterie) 'Le Milfort' (1697) (32)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck107' 10"Imperial Feet32.6136 
Length of Keel90' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet27.4384 
Breadth28' 4 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold10' 7 ½"Imperial Feet3.0607 
Burthen386 2394Tons BM 

Armament


1695Broadside Weight = 96 Imperial Pound ( 43.536 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck4 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1694145Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1.1694/95 - 7.1.1696/97CaptainThomas LiellBWAS-1603

2 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
11.2.1694/95 - 29.1.1695/96LieutenantThomas Browne (c.1659-?) ADM 6/3/34ADM 6/330.1.1695/96 - 7.1.1696/97LieutenantNicholas Snow ADM 6/3/122ADM 6/3

Service History


DateEventSource
5.1695Commissioned for the North Sea on fishery protection dutiesBWAS-1603
7.1.1697

Taken by French ships in the North Sea

BWAS-1603
7.1.1697Taken by La Demi Lune (16) ref:692

 

Previous comments on this page

Posted by Cy on Wednesday 15th of April 2020 16:29

Just the one, who has been moved


Posted by regis on Wednesday 15th of April 2020 16:22

The officers must be on the next Milford , impossible after his capture

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