La Junon

11159
Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1777NNF-1774
Launched3.1778NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1778
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassCharmante Class
Designed byJean-Denis Chevillard (1738-1804)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième Rang
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Wrecked10.1780NNF-1774

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck136' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)44.1728 (144′ 11″ Imperial)
Breadth34' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.0838 (36′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen535Ton 

Armament


1778Broadside Weight = 174 French Livre (187.7808 lbs 85.173 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1777280Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
8.1778 - 17.8.1779Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Charles de Bernard de Marigny (1740-1816)FWIKI

Service History


DateEventSource
17.7.1778Took the Unrated Cutter Alert (14) off Ushant
27.7.17781st Battle of Ushant
11.9.1778Fox vs Junon
11.9.1778Took the Sixth Rate Frigate Fox (28)
17.8.1779Took the Third Rate Ship of the Line Ardent (64) FWIKI
13.9.1780Took the Unrated Sloop Rover (16) off Trinidad


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVariousWeb Site
 

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