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Neptune

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Nominal Guns94B028
NationalityKingdom of England
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered8.9.1678BWAS-1603
Launched17.4.1683B028
How acquiredPurpose builtB028
ShipyardWoolwich Dockyard - Woolwich B028
Ship Class1677 Programme - 2nd Rates (1677)B028
Constructor
John ShishBritish
Designer
Ship Builder
B065
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the LineB028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1708B028
Becomes

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentB065
Length of Gundeck163' 11"Imperial Feet49.6828 
Length of Keel139' 0"Imperial Feet42.3672 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,497Tons BM 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1603
Length of Gundeck163' 11"Imperial Feet49.6828 
Length of Keel127' 10"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Breadth45' 0"Imperial Feet13.716 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Draught Aft21' 0"Imperial Feet6.4008 
Burthen1,376 8794Tons BM 

Armament


1683Broadside Weight = 752 Imperial Pound ( 341.0329 kg)BWAS-1603
Lower Gun Deck26 British Demi-Cannon
Middle Gun Deck26 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck26 British Saker
Quarterdeck10 British Saker
Roundhouse2 British 3-Pounder

1694Broadside Weight = 780.5 Imperial Pound ( 353.9568 kg)B065
Gun Deck22 British Demi-Cannon
Gun Deck30 British Culverin
Gun Deck26 British Demi-Culverin
Gun Deck12 British 6-Pounder
Gun Deck2 British Saker

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
5.3.1676/77660Design Complement

7 Ship Commanders


DatesRankNameSource
1683Captain
Thomas WilshawBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1666-1694
B051
1690 - 1692Captain
Thomas GardnerBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1678-1699
BWAS-1603
1.4.1695 - 6.1695Captain
Sir James StewartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1704
ADM 6/3/44
ADM 1
11.6.1695 - 2.9.1695Captain
William BokenhamBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1703
Transfered ADM 6/3/61
ADM 6/3
26.8.1695 - 2.1.1695/96Captain
James WishartBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1715
Transfered ADM 6/3/72
ADM 6/3
8.9.1696 - 23.5.1697Captain
Basil BeaumontBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1669-1703
Transfered ADM 6/4/23
ADM 6/4
18.5.1697 - 1.5.1699Captain
Robert SincockBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1701
ADM 6/4/98
ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1692 - 3.1692/93Vice-Admiral of the Blue
George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ODNB

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1694 - 1695First Lieutenant
Thomas WilliamsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1700
ADM 6/3/39
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 8.3.1695
ADM 6/3
19.8.1695 - 1695First Lieutenant
Gilbert BurringtonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1692-1704
ADM 6/3/71
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 1.6.1696Second Lieutenant
James RichmondBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 1696Third Lieutenant
Finch RiddallBritish
Naval Sailor
Privateer
Merchant Sailor
Service 1693-1708
ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 22.3.1697/98Fourth Lieutenant
Nathaniel BlackmoreBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1734
Transfered ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
16.9.1695 - 16.2.1700/1Fifth Lieutenant
Thomas RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1681-1721
Transfered ADM 6/3/78
ADM 6/3
23.9.1696 - 1697Second Lieutenant
Philip WatkinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695-1697
ADM 6/4/29
ADM 6/4

6 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
17.8.1694 - 1695Purser
George HendyBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/30
Issued by
Edward RussellBritish
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1671-1702

Confirmed 15.1.1695
ADM 6/3
1695 - 15.4.1695Gunner
John BattBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1695
Transfered ADM 6/3/49
ADM 6/3
15.4.1695 - 1695Gunner
Thomas DobbinsBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1689-1695
ADM 6/3/49
ADM 6/3
2.9.1695 - 1695Chaplain
John Baptista RosimundBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1694-1695
ADM 6/3/74
ADM 6/3
14.1.1695/96 - 1696Chaplain
John CliftonBritish
Naval Sailor
Clergyman
Service 1695-1696
ADM 6/4/38
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
, The Mediterranean Sea
Confirmed 21.10.1696
ADM 6/4
bef.9.11.1696 - 1696Carpenter
William BassetBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1696
ADM 6/4/44
Issued by
Sir George RookeBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1672-1705
ADM 6/4

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.9.1691 - 6.12.1691Midshipman
William JenusonBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1668-1692
ADM 107/1/9
ADM 107/1
13.1.1694/95 - 24.4.1695Midshipman
William DringBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1691-1702
ADM 107/1/91
ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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