Neptune

86
Nominal Guns94BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered12.5.1708BWAS-1714
Launched6.5.1710BWAS-1714
First Commissioned26.1.1710/11BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardBlackwall - London BWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam JohnsonBWAS-1714
CategorySecond RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeShip of the Line BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Broken Up to Rebuild26.9.1724BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck163' 1 ¾"Imperial Feet49.7015 
Length of Keel132' 9 ½"Imperial Feet40.2463 
Breadth47' 3"Imperial Feet14.3365 
Depth in Hold18' 6"Imperial Feet5.5055 
Burthen1,576 8894Imperial Feet0.0238 

Armament


1710Broadside Weight = 815 Imperial Pound ( 369.6025 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck12 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle4 British 6-Pounder

1716Broadside Weight = 803 Imperial Pound ( 364.1605 kg)BWAS-1714
Lower Gun Deck26 British 32-Pounder
Middle Gun Deck26 British 18-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck26 British 9-Pounder
Quarterdeck10 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
2.1711680EstablishmentBWAS-1714

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
26.1.1710/11 - 16.7.1711CaptainFrancis Wyvell (d.1729) ADM 6/11/104BWAS-1714

5 Commissioned Officers


DatesRankNameSource
2.2.1710/11 - 16.7.1711First LieutenantRobert Hopper (c.1666-?) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 16.7.1711Second LieutenantRobert Man (1675-1745) ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 16.7.1711Third LieutenantRobert Wingate ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 16.7.1711Fourth LieutenantStephen Forster ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/112.2.1710/11 - 28.6.1711Fifth LieutenantJames Spellman ADM 6/11/103ADM 6/11

Service History


DateEventSource
3.2.1710/11CommissionedBWAS-1714
16.7.1711

Paid off and never recommissioned

BWAS-1714
26.9.1724Completed break up at Portsmouth and remains sent to Woolwich for rebuildBWAS-1714

 

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