Milford

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Nominal Guns32BWAS-1603
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench Fifth Rate frigate 'Le Duc de Chaulnes' (1694) (32)
Captured15.2.1695/96BWAS-1603
First Commissioned20.3.1696/97BWAS-1603
ShipyardUnknown
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1603
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1603
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1603
Broken Up to Rebuild1705BWAS-1603
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate ship 'Milford' (1705) (36)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.2.1696/97 - 11.7.1697CaptainJohn Guy (d.1697) ADM 6/4/75ADM 6/412.7.1697 - 18.3.1698/99CaptainJohn Huntingdon (d.1737) ADM 6/4/108ADM 6/46.5.1700 - 19.10.1701CaptainWilliam Moses (d.1739/40) ADM 6/6/38BWAS-160314.1.1701/2 - 20.1.1702/3CaptainJohn Anderson (d.1724) ADM 6/6/130BWAS-160321.1.1702/3 - 1.2.1702/3CaptainHenry Lawrence ADM 6/7/80ADM 6/712.3.1702/3 - 20.3.1704/5CaptainEdward Windsor (d.1709) ADM 6/7/89BWAS-1603

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
27.2.1696/97 - 10.6.1697LieutenantJohn Foxley (c.1663-c.1703) ADM 6/4/78ADM 6/46.5.1700 - 26.7.1701LieutenantCharles Stukely (d.1720) ADM 6/6/38ADM 6/626.7.1701 - 19.10.1701LieutenantRichard Falle (1664-1703)BSJ16.1.1701/2 - 27.3.1703LieutenantThomas Dieas ADM 6/6/133ADM 6/627.3.1703 - 20.3.1704/5LieutenantDaniel Conde ADM 6/7/110ADM 6/7

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
6.5.1700 - 19.10.1701Midshipman ExtraCaesar Brooks (c.1674-1711) ADM 6/6/38ADM 6/61701 - 27.8.1701PurserChristopher Elliott (d.1704) ADM 6/6/112ADM 6/6

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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