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Le Neptune

2111
Nominal Guns74W033
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1723NNF-1715
Launched11.1723NNF-1715
First Commissioned1724W033
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1715
ShipyardBrest - Brittany W033
Designed by
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
W033
Constructor
Laurent HelieFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
NNF-1715
CategoryThird RateW033
Ship TypeShip of the LineW033
Sailing RigShip RiggedW033
Captured14.10.1747W033

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentW033
Length of Gundeck154' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0222 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6416 (44′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck154' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)50.0222 (164′ 1″ Imperial)
Length of Keel135'French Feet (Pied du Roi)43.8519 (143′ 10″ Imperial)
Breadth42' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)13.6416 (44′ 9″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold21' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)6.8208 (22′ 4″ Imperial)
Burthen1,500Tons BM 

Armament


1723Broadside Weight = 792 French Livre (854.7264 lbs 387.684 kg)W033
Lower Gun Deck26 French 36-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck16 French 8-Pounder
Roundhouse4 French 4-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
17245566 officers, 550 menNNF-1715

1 Ship Commander


DatesRankNameSource
1727Enseigne de Vaisseau, ?? between 1727 and 1729
Antoine-Alexis de Périer (Comte de Salvert)French
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Service 1701-1757
ref:673

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
2.1744 - 1744Chef d'Escadre
Chevalier Pierre de Blouet de CamillyFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1751
ref:673

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1741Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Nicolas Pierre des Nos de ChampmeslinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1786
ref:673
1744 - 1745Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Nicolas Pierre des Nos de ChampmeslinFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1731-1786
ref:673

1 Petty Officer


DatesRatingNameSource
1727Garde de la Marine
Anne Antoine d'Aché (Comte d'Aché de Serquigny)French
Naval Sailor
Service 1717-1780
ref:673

1 Supernumerary


DatesRankNameSource
21.3.1744 - 5.1744Ecrivain
Louis Antoine François de FourcroyFrench
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1739-1777
ref:673

1 Crewman


DatesRatingNameSource
1746 - 1748Volontaire de la Marineref:631

Service History


DateEventSource
8.1.1744/45Action of 1745-01-08
3.8.1746Action of August 3 1746
10.8.1746Action of 10th Aug. 1746
18.10.1746Took the Ship of the Line
Severn (50) 1739-1746
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
in the Channel

14.10.17472nd Battle of Cape Finisterre


Fleets

DatesFleetFleet CommanderSource
6.2.1744-19.3.1744French Fleet 1744 for Landing in England
Jacques Aymar de Roquefeuil (Comte de Roquefeuil)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1681-1722
 
 

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