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La Junon

19367
Nominal Guns36NNF-1800
NationalityEmpire Français
OperatorState Navy
Keel Laid Down4.1805NNF-1800
Launched16.8.1806NNF-1800
First Commissioned11.1806NNF-1800
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1800
ShipyardLe Havre - Normandy NNF-1800
Designed byPierre-Alexander Forfait (1752-1807)NNF-1800
ConstructorFrançois-Toussaint Gréhan (1772-1821)NNF-1800
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1800
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1800
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1800
Captured10.2.1809NNF-1800
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Junon' (1809) (38)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1800
Length of Gundeck47.75Meters156′ 7″ Imperial
Length of Keel42.55Meters139′ 7″ Imperial
Breadth12.13Meters39′ 9″ Imperial
Depth in Hold6.01Meters19′ 8″ Imperial
Burthen710Ton 

Armament


16.8.1806Broadside Weight = 444 French Livre (479.1648 lbs 217.338 kg)NNF-1800
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle8 French 36-Pounder Carronade
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1803340Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1809 - 10.2.1809UnknownJ. B. A. RousseauTRN5

Service History


DateEventSource
10.2.1809Capture of the Junon
10.2.1809Taken by Horatio (38) off the Saintes
10.2.1809Taken by Latona (38) off the Saintes
10.2.1809Taken by Driver (18) off the Saintes


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1800Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1800 A 1815Alain DemerliacBook
TRN5The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol VWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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