HMS Neptune (1881) BB  (6th)

This HMS Neptune was the sixth to carry the name.

She was built by Dudgeon of Poplar launched 10-Sep-1874 for the Brazilian Navy as Indepencia.  Bought for the Royal Navy Mar-1878  and completed in Sep-1881.

Her initial deployment was in the Mediterranean from 1881-85. A refit at home followed. After refit she served as a coastguard ship until 1893 when she went into Reserve.

Sold 15-Sep-1903 and broken up in Germany.


Other HMS Neptune
- 1st  HMS Neptune
- 2nd HMS Neptune
- 3rd HMS Neptune
- 4th HMS Neptune
- 5th HMS Neptune
- 6th HMS Neptune
- 7th HMS Neptune
- 8th HMS Neptune

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This page last edited - 28 January, 2013.

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