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 RatesB028
ConstructorJohn Shish (d.1686)B065
CategorySecond RateB028
Ship TypeShip of the Line B028
Sailing RigShip RiggedB028
Broken Up to Rebuild1708B028
BecomesBritish Second Rate ship of the line 'Neptune' (1710) (94)

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 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
1683CaptainThomas Wilshaw (d.1702)B0511690 - 1692CaptainThomas Gardner (d.1699)BWAS-16031.4.1695 - 6.1695CaptainSir James Stewart (d.1704/5) ADM 6/3/44ADM 111.6.1695 - 2.9.1695CaptainWilliam Bokenham (d.1702) ADM 6/3/61ADM 6/326.8.1695 - 2.1.1695/96CaptainJames Wishart (d.1723) ADM 6/3/72ADM 6/38.9.1696 - 15.9.1698CaptainBasil Beaumont (1669-1703) ADM 6/4/23ADM 6/418.5.1697 - 1.5.1699CaptainRobert Sincock (d.1702) ADM 6/4/98ADM 6/4

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
5.1692 - 3.1692/93Vice-Admiral of the BlueGeorge Rooke (1650-1708/9)ODNB

7 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
19.7.1694 - 20.10.1695First LieutenantThomas Williams (d.c.1700) ADM 6/3/38ADM 6/319.8.1695 - 1695First LieutenantGilbert Burrington ADM 6/3/71ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 1.6.1696Second LieutenantJames Richmond ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 1696Third LieutenantFinch Riddall (d.c.1711) ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 22.3.1697/98Fourth LieutenantNathaniel Blackmore ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/316.9.1695 - 16.2.1700/1Fifth LieutenantThomas Russell (c.1659-1739/40) ADM 6/3/78ADM 6/323.9.1696 - 1697Second LieutenantPhilip Watkins ADM 6/4/29ADM 6/4

2 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
15.9.1691 - 6.12.1691MidshipmanWilliam Jenuson (c.1657-?) ADM 107/1/9ADM 107/113.1.1694/95 - 24.4.1695MidshipmanWilliam Dring (c.1673-?) ADM 107/1/91ADM 107/1

Service History


DateEventSource
19.5.1692Battle of Barfleur

 

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