David Milne was born in Musselburgh on 25 May 1763 and died on Clarence on 5 May 1845. He served in the Royal Navy.
Sons who served as naval officers: Alexander Milne
Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB) on 21 Sep 1816
Entered Navy (1779)
VAdm B (1825)
VAdm W (1830)
Son of David and Susan (née Vernor) Milne. His father was a merchant.
• Sea Fencibles - Firth of Forth ( –1811)
• As Rear-Admiral on Impregnable, 98 (Captain Edward Brace), he took part in the Bombardment of Algiers (27 Aug 1816).
• C-in-C Plymouth (Apr 1842–Apr 1845)