Sir Robert Seppings


NationalityBritish 
RolesDesigner, Ship Builder 
Date of Birth11.12.1767 - Fakenham, Norfolk EWIKI
Baptism14.12.1767EWIKI
First Known Service1832EWIKI
FatherRobert Seppings (1734-1781)ref:1346
MotherLydia Milligen (1740-1821) ref:1346
WifeCharlotte Milligen (1770-1834) - Married 28.6.1795, Plymouth ref:1346
DaughterMartha Milligen (1796-1840)ref:1346
SonJohn Milligan Seppings (1770-1826)ref:1346
DaughterMary Milligen (1799-?)ref:1346
SonRichard Nankivel (1801-1802)ref:1346
DaughterCharlotte Lucy (1803-1809)ref:1346
SonAndrew Sanders (1806-1849)ref:1346
SonRobert Richard (1807-1807)ref:1346
DaughterLydia Milligan (1807-1807)ref:1346
DaughterLouisa (1810-1891)ref:1346
DaughterHelen (1812-?)ref:1346
BrotherJohn Millgen (1760-1761)ref:1346
SisterLydia [Sampson] (1762-?)ref:1346
SisterMary [Garrett] (1763-1799)ref:1346
SisterHelen (1765-?)ref:1346
BrotherJohn Milligen (1770-1826)ref:1346
SisterElizabeth (1774-?)ref:1346
Last Known Service1832EWIKI
Date of Death25.4.1840 - Taunton EWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1782 Accepted as an apprentice to John Henslow at Plymouth Dockyard - Plymouth ODNB
17971803Appointed Assistant Master Shipwright at Plymouth DockyardODNB
18041813Appointed Master Shipwright at Chatham DockyardODNB
13.4.1805 Launched Revenge (74) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B028
24.10.1805 Launched Thames (32) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
16.11.1807 Launched Warspite (74) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
25.6.1808 Launched Merope (14) , Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
23.10.1809 Launched Muros (14) , Brig-Corvette at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.8.1810 Launched Impregnable (98) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1.1811 Launched Tremendous (74) , Ship of the Line at Deptford Green - Deptford - Barnards' Thames Yards BWAS-1793
20.6.1811 Launched Orlando (36) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
11.4.1812 Launched Tenedos (38) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
2.4.1813 Launched Chatham , Sheer Hulk at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham  
17.4.1813 Launched Bacchus (16) , Sloop at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
14.6.18139.6.1832Appointed Surveyor of the NavyEWIKI
14.7.1813 Launched Lively (38) , Frigate at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham BWAS-1793
1815 Designed Canopus Class - 84 gun Ship of the Line 
28.3.1815 Launched Howe (120) , Ship of the Line at Chatham Dockyard - Chatham B033
1816 Designed Modified Leda Class - 46 gun Frigate 
17.8.1819 Appointed Knight BachelorODNB
1825 Designed Satellite Class - 18 gun Sloop 
1828 Designed Conway Class - 28 gun Frigate 
1829 Designed Scout Class - 18 gun Sloop 
1830 Designed Andromache Class - 28 gun Frigate 
1832 RetiredODNB
1834 Designed Daphne Class - 18 gun Corvette 

Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
EWIKIWikipediaVariousWeb Site
ref:1346Seppings Family History Web Site
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
B028Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume IJ. J. ColledgeBook
BWAS-1793British Warships in the Age of Sail 1793 - 1817Rif WinfieldBook
B033British Sailing WarshipsJ J ColledgeBook

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