Neptunus

10561
Nominal Guns74RWAS
NationalityRussia
OperatorBaltic Sea
Keel Laid Down3.1.1812RWAS
Launched18.6.1812RWAS
How acquiredPurpose builtRWAS
ShipyardSaint Petersburg - Russia RWAS
Ship ClassTrekh Sviatitelei ClassRWAS
ConstructorRazumov I SRWAS
CategoryThird RateRWAS
National RateFirst RateRWAS
Ship TypeShip of the Line RWAS
Sailing RigShip RiggedRWAS
Sold21.2.1818RWAS
BecomesSpanish Third Rate ship of the line 'Fernando VII' (1818) (74)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric Equivalent
Length of Gundeck182' 7"Imperial Feet55.4758 
Breadth48' 8"Imperial Feet14.6558 
Depth in Hold22' 3 ½"Imperial Feet6.7183 
Displacement2,897Ton 

Armament


18.6.1812Broadside Weight = 936 Russian Artillery Pound (1020.24 lbs 462.7584 kg)RWAS
Lower Gun Deck28 Russian short 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck30 Russian Short 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 Russian 8-Pounder

Service History


DateEventSource
1814In the BalticRWAS
8.1814Transported troops from Lubeck to KronshtadtRWAS
11.8.1817The purchase agreement was signed by the Russian Ambassador to Spain (Demetrius Pavlovitch Tatischev) and the Spanish Minister of War (Franscisco Equia)
28.9.1817Left St Petersburg bound for Cadiz
21.2.1818Arrived in Cadiz and transfered to the Spanish Navy

 

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