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Le Neptune

1972
Nominal Guns86FWAS1786
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down12.1810FWAS1786
Launched21.3.1818FWAS1786
First Commissioned6.1818FWAS1786
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1786
ShipyardLorient Dockyard - Lorient FWAS1786
Ship ClassBucentaure Class (1802)FWAS1786
Designed by
Jacques-Noël SanéFrench
Naval Sailor
Designer
Ship Builder
Administrator
Service 1758-1825
FWAS1786
Constructor
Aimé Jean Louis Nicolas René Le DéanFrench
Ship Builder
Service 1794-1837
FWAS1786
CategoryThird RateFWAS1786
National RatePremier RangFWAS1786
Ship TypeShip of the LineFWAS1786
Sailing RigShip RiggedFWAS1786
Broken Up1868FWAS1786

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1786
Length of Gundeck182' 6French Feet (Pied du Roi)59.1156 (193′ 11″ Imperial)
Length of Keel167' 0French Feet (Pied du Roi)54.2416 (177′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth47' 0French Feet (Pied du Roi)15.2656 (50′ 0″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold23' 6French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.5245 (24′ 8″ Imperial)
Draught Forward21' 8"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.0373 (23′ 1″ Imperial)
Draught Aft24' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)7.7952 (25′ 6″ Imperial)
Displacement3,868Ton 
Burthen2,034Tonneaux 

Armament


21.3.1818Broadside Weight = 1140 French Livre (1230.288 lbs 558.03 kg)FWAS1786
Lower Gun Deck30 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck32 French 24-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle6 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle18 French 12-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1802866Design Complement

 

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