H.M.S. Neptune (1874)

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H.M.S. Neptune (1874)
Builder: J. & W. Dudgeon, Millwall[1]
Laid down: 1873[2]
Launched: 10 Sep, 1874[3]
Completed: 3 Sep, 1881[4]
Sold: 1903[5]

The masted turret ship H.M.S. Neptune was launched in 1874 for the Royal Navy but not completed until 1881.

Design and Construction

Service

Neptune commissioned at Portsmouth on 28 March, 1883.[6]

She was commissioned at Portsmouth on 21 May, 1887.[7]

Neptune participated in the Annual Manoeuvres of 1890 under the command of Captain John F. G. Grant as part of the Hostile Fleet tasked with threatening British trade routes.[8]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  5. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. p. 25.
  6. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 226.
  7. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 238.
  8. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Saturday, Jul 19, 1890; pg. 12; Issue 33068.
  9. The Navy List. (September, 1885). p. 225.
  10. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 233.
  11. The Navy List. (July, 1890). p. 233.
  12. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 238.
  13. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 238.
  14. The Navy List. (April, 1891). p. 238.
  15. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 238.
  16. The Navy List. (March, 1892). p. 238.

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