|French ship Neptune (1818)|
The Robuste, sister-ship of the Neptune
|Ordered:||23 July 1810|
|Laid down:||1 December 1810|
|Launched:||21 March 1818|
|Class & type:||Bucentaure-class|
|Type:||ship of the line|
55.88 m (183.33 ft) (overall)|
53.92 m (176.90 ft) (keel)
|Beam:||15.27 m (50.10 ft)|
|Depth of hold:||7.63 m (25.03 ft)|
|Sail plan:||2,683 m2 (28,879.57 sq ft)|
Started in 1810, briefly renamed Brabançon during the Hundred Days and launched in 1818, after the Bourbon Restauration, she remained without commission until 1839.
She was part of a squadron under Admiral Hugon, along with Montebello and Andromaque.
She was also used to transport convicts to Western Australia.
She was struck in 1858 and used as a prison ship in Toulon harbour between 1865 and 1868.
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I
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