La Junon

Nominal Guns32NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down9.1777NNF-1774
First Commissioned5.1778NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardRochefort - Aunis NNF-1774
Ship ClassCharmante ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Jean-Denis Chevillard (1738-1804)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774


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)


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

3 Ship Commanders

15.6.1778 - 14.11.1778Capitaine de Vaisseau Antoine de Beaumont (Vicomte de Beaumont) (1733-1805)ref:6313.1779 - 17.8.1779Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Charles René Louis de Bernard de Marigny (1740-1816) TransferedFWIKI1780 - 11.10.1780Capitaine de VaisseauChevalier Thibaut-René de Kergariou-Locmaria (Comte de Kergariou-Locmaria) (1739-1795)FWIKI

1 Commissioned Officer

1779Lieutenant de Vaisseau Henry de Paschal de Rochegude (Marquis de Rochegude) (1741-1834)ref:673

Service History

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


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