Milford

5404
Nominal Guns74BWAS-1793
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered16.12.1796BWAS-1793
Keel Laid Down6.1798BWAS-1793
Launched1.4.1809BWAS-1793
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1793
ShipyardMilford Haven - Pembrokeshire BWAS-1793
Designed by Jean-Louis Barrallier (1751-1834)BWAS-1793
Constructor Philemon JacobsBWAS-1793
CategoryThird RateBWAS-1793
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1793
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1793
Broken Up7.1846BWAS-1793

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1793
Length of Gundeck181' 1"Imperial Feet55.1691 
Length of Keel149' 4"Imperial Feet45.4173 
Breadth49' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet14.9543 
Depth in Hold21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Draught Forward13' 6"Imperial Feet4.0132 
Draught Aft18' 0"Imperial Feet5.4864 
Burthen1,918 5194Tons BM 

Armament


5.1809Broadside Weight = 966 Imperial Pound ( 438.081 kg)BWAS-1793
Lower Gun Deck28 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 British 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 9-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 9-Pounder
Roundhouse6 British 18-Pound Carronade

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
4.1809590 BWAS-1793

4 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
5.1809 - 1810Captain Henry William Bayntun (1766-1840)BWAS-17938.1810 - 1812Captain Edward KittoeBWAS-17931812 - 1814Captain John Duff Markland (1780-1848)SOTON1812 - 1814Captain John Duff Markland (1780-1848)BWAS-1793

4 Flag Officers


DatesRankNameSource
31.7.1810 - 8.1810Rear-Admiral of the Blue Philip Charles Calderwood Henderson Durham (1763-1845)BWAS-17938.1810 - 1812Rear-Admiral of the Red Richard Goodwin Keats (1757-1834)BWAS-17931812 - 1814Rear-Admiral Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)SOTON1814Rear-Admiral of the Red Thomas Francis Fremantle (1765-1819)BWAS-1793

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
3.9.1810 - 15.3.1811Acting Lieutenant George Pryse CampbellNBD184915.3.1811 - 27.6.1811Lieutenant George Pryse CampbellNBD18491812 - 8.1814Lieutenant John Willison (1789-1847)NBD184921.3.1812 - 1812Lieutenant John CampbellNBD18491.5.1812 - 7.6.1814Lieutenant Charles Burrard (1793-1870)NBD18495.1813 - 1814Flag Lieutenant John BranfordNBD1849

1 Warrant Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
9.4.1809 - 11.6.1825Boatswain William ScarthNAO

4 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1810 - 1811Midshipman Charlton Booth Bayly (d.1852)NBD18492.8.1811 - 6.3.1814Midshipman George Coulbert (1773-1839)PMD1812 - 20.3.1812Master's Mate John CampbellNBD18491812 - 2.4.1813Midshipman John BranfordNBD1849

Service History


DateEventSource
6.1798Began building at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire BWAS-1793
1.4.1809Completed building at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire at a cost of £45209.0.0dBWAS-1793
19.5.1809Began fitting at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire BWAS-1793
30.8.1809Completed fitting at Milford Haven - Pembrokeshire at a cost of £37212.0.0dBWAS-1793
1810In the BalticBWAS-1793
18.8.1810Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
1812In the MediterraneanBWAS-1793
3.7.1813Attack on Fiume
3.7.1813Capture of Fiume
5.7.1813Destroyed undefended works at Porto ReTRN5
4.8.1813Action at Rogoznica
5.10.1813Siege of Trieste
1814Paid off into ordinaryBWAS-1793
5.1825Began fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1825Completed fitting at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth BWAS-1793
6.1825Began fitting at Milford Dockyard - Milford Haven BWAS-1793
7.1825Refitted as a Other Vessels Lazarette
7.1825Completed fitting at Milford Dockyard - Milford Haven BWAS-1793
7.1846Broken up at PembrokeBWAS-1793


Notes on Ship


BuildingBWAS-1793
The builder became bankrupt during construction. The ship was finished by the 'Government' and was the beginning of Pembroke Dockyard.

 

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