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Wednesday, October 05, 2005
English Captain: Henry Millett
Henry Millet served in the Restoration navy. In 1660, the Duke of York appointed him as lieutenant of the Leopard. In 1662, he was lieutenant of the Centurion. The Duke of York then appointed him as lieutenant of the Dutch prize Mathias in 1664. In 1666, Prince Rupert and the Duke of Albemarle appointed him as captain of the Mathias (54 guns). He fought in the St. James's Day Battle. In 1667, the Duke of York appointed him as captain of the Society. In 1669, the Duke of York appointed him as lieutenant of the Hampshire. Sir Thomas Allin reported in December 1669, the Henry Millet, captain of the Rose, ran away. He later said that he had taken storm damage and had decided to go to Port Mahon (Minorca) to repair, although without orders. Sir Thomas Allin reported that in November, they had taken an Algerian pirate ship (6 guns) with a gilt rose on the stern, and they had put Henry Millet in command. Henry Millet died sometime before 1688. Sources: