Neptune

39
Nominal Guns120B065
NationalityUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.2.1823BWAS-1817
Keel Laid Down1.1827B065
Launched27.9.1832B065
How acquiredPurpose builtB065
ShipyardPortsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth B065
Ship ClassCaledonia Class (Broadened)B065
CategoryFirst RateB065
Ship TypeShip of the Line B065
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1817
Sold1875B065

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1817
Length of Gundeck205' 8"Imperial Feet62.5246 
Length of Keel170' 5 ¾"Imperial Feet51.8351 
Breadth54' 7 ½"Imperial Feet16.4719 
Breadth (oa)55' 5 ½"Imperial Feet16.7767 
Depth in Hold23' 2"Imperial Feet7.0273 
Burthen2,705 7594Tons BM 

Armament


1832Broadside Weight = 1928 Imperial Pound ( 874.348 kg)B065
Lower Gun Deck2 British 68-Pound Carronade
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck34 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck14 British 32-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck2 British 18-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 32-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 18-Pounder

1832Broadside Weight = 1990 Imperial Pound ( 902.465 kg)B181
Lower Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Lower Gun Deck30 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck2 British 8 (ML 8)
Middle Gun Deck34 British 32-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck34 British 32-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle20 British 32-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
27.9.1832900Design ComplementBWAS-1817

4 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
5.12.1851 - 27.3.1852Captain Richard Augustus YatesW03327.3.1852 - 17.2.1854Captain Edward Hinton Scott (1789-?)W03317.2.1854 - 7.3.1854Captain Henry SmithW0337.3.1854 - 7.1.1856Captain Frederick Hutton (1801-1866)W033

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
7.3.1854 - 1.5.1855Rear-Admiral Armar Lowry Corry (1793-1855)W033

Service History


DateEventSource
5.12.1851Commissioned as guardship of ordinary at PortsmouthW033
1854Service in the Baltic during the Crimean warW033
5.1.1856Paid off at PortsmouthW033
7.3.1859Undocked as screw ship at Portsmouth DockyardW033

 

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