Milford

6481
Nominal Guns36
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Milford' (1696) (32)
Acquired12.1705
First Commissioned20.12.1705
Shipyard BWAS-1603
CategoryFifth Rate
Ship TypeShip
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked18.6.1720

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck108' 7 ½"Imperial Feet32.9311 
Length of Keel88' 11"Imperial Feet26.8256 
Breadth29' 10"Imperial Feet8.8392 
Depth in Hold11' 10 ½"Imperial Feet3.3655 
Burthen420 8994Tons BM 

Armament


12.1705Broadside Weight = 132 Imperial Pound ( 59.862 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck8 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck22 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck6 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.1705155 BWAS-1603

3 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.12.1705 - 24.9.1708CaptainPhilip Stanhope (d.1708) ADM 6/8/211ADM 6/825.9.1708 - 12.4.1715CaptainJohn Goodall (d.1728/29) ADM 6/11/87BWAS-160315.1.1717/18 - 18.6.1720CaptainPeter Chamberlain (d.1720)† ADM 6/12/109BWAS-1603

4 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.12.1705 - 3.4.1712LieutenantBernard Phillips ADM 6/8/211ADM 6/84.4.1712 - 14.10.1712LieutenantJames Dore ADM 6/11/203ADM 6/1115.10.1712 - 12.4.1715LieutenantThomas Vivian ADM 6/11/234
Commission confirmed 10.12.1712
ADM 6/11
15.1.1717/18 - 18.6.1720LieutenantJames Rycault (d.1758) ADM 6/15/109ADM 6/12

3 Warrant Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
29.1.1712/13 - 26.3.1713Midshipman ExtraThomas Billop (d.1740) ADM 6/11/242ADM 6/1116.4.1713 - 25.11.1713Midshipman ExtraJulian Legg (d.1726) ADM 6/11/256ADM 6/1125.11.1713 - 12.4.1715Midshipman ExtraRichard Bramble (d.1718) ADM 6/11/277ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
1706Off OstendBWAS-1603
8.1.1706/7In company with , took BWAS-1603
19.3.1706/7Loss of the Resolution
19.5.1707In action near Leghorn (Livorno)BWAS-1603
17.9.1708In action off MinorcaBWAS-1603
1709In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
1712In the MediterraneanBWAS-1603
12.4.1715Paid offADM 51
9.1715Began small repair at Woolwich - London BWAS-1603
2.1716Completed small repair at Woolwich - London at a cost of £1099.11.9dBWAS-1603
18.6.1720Wrecked on Cape Corrientes, Cuba with loss of most of crewBWAS-1603

 

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