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Milford

6480
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Previously
Captured15.2.1696BWAS-1603
First Commissioned20.3.1697BWAS-1603
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigateBWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1705BWAS-1603
Becomes
British Fifth Rate ship 'Milford' (1705) (36) 1705-1720
British 36 Gun
5th Rate Ship

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck104' 10"Imperial Feet31.6992 
Length of Keel84' 5"Imperial Feet25.635 
Breadth28' 10 ½"Imperial Feet8.5471 
Depth in Hold11' 7"Imperial Feet3.5306 
Burthen374 3594Tons BM 

Armament


15.2.1695/96Broadside 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

1703Broadside Weight = 114 Imperial Pound ( 51.699 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British Demi-Culverin
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1693145Design Complement
1703155 BWAS-1603

6 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1696/97 - 5.8.1697Captain
John GuyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1688-1697
Transfered ADM 6/3/132
ADM 6/3
12.7.1697 - 18.3.1698/99Captain
John HuntingdonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1711
ADM 6/4/108
ADM 6/4
6.5.1700 - 19.10.1701Captain
William MosesBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1727
ADM 6/6/38
BWAS-1603
14.1.1701/2 - 20.1.1702/3Captain
John AndersonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1693-1705
ADM 6/6/130
BWAS-1603
21.1.1702/3 - 1.2.1702/3Captain
Henry LawrenceBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1705
ADM 6/7/80
ADM 6/7
12.3.1702/3 - 20.3.1704/5Captain
Edward WindsorBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1708
ADM 6/7/89
BWAS-1603

6 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.2.1696/97 - 10.6.1697Lieutenant
John FoxleyBritish
Naval Sailor
Merchant Sailor
Service 1693-1703
Transfered ADM 6/4/78
ADM 6/4
11.6.1697 - 20.3.1700Lieutenant
Francis DrakeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1683-1720
Transfered ADM 6/4/103
ADM 6/4
6.5.1700 - 26.7.1701Lieutenant
Charles StukelyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1715
ADM 6/6/38
ADM 6/6
26.7.1701 - 19.10.1701Lieutenant
Richard FalleBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1679-1703
BSJ
16.1.1701/2 - 27.3.1703Lieutenant
Thomas DieasBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/133
ADM 6/6
27.3.1703 - 20.3.1704/5Lieutenant
Daniel CondeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1709
ADM 6/7/110
ADM 6/7

8 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1697 - 22.2.1696/97Boatswain
Phillip WebberBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/93
ADM 6/4
19.2.1696/97 - 1697Cook
Loveil BrowneBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
20.2.1696/97 - 24.6.1696Gunner
John DaniellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697-1696
ADM 6/4/75
ADM 6/4
22.2.1696/97 - 1697Purser
John CorbetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/76
ADM 6/4
23.2.1696/97 - 1697Boatswain
William WebbBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/76
ADM 6/4
24.2.1696/97 - 1697Carpenter
Joseph LukeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696-1697
ADM 6/4/77
ADM 6/4
6.5.1700 - 19.10.1701Midshipman Extra
Caesar BrooksBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1712
ADM 6/6/38
ADM 6/6
1701 - 27.8.1701Purser
Christopher ElliottBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1703
ADM 6/6/112
ADM 6/6

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
28.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
John GibbsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1697
ADM 6/4/79
ADM 6/4
28.2.1696/97 - 1697Volunteer
John TragoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/79
ADM 6/4

Service History


DateEventSource
15.2.1696/97Retaken by Plymouth and RyeBWAS-1603
18.3.1698/99Paid offADM 51
1700Recommissioned for the coast of AfricaBWAS-1603
1701Attending on the King of HollandBWAS-1603
12.3.1702/3Commissioned for the West IndiesBWAS-1603
20.3.1704/5Paid offADM 51

 

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