Juno

4964
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered21.10.1778BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down12.1778BWAS-1714
Launched30.9.1780BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardLimehouse BWAS-1714
Ship ClassAmazon Class
Designed byJohn Williams (1700-?)BWAS-1714
ConstructorRobert Batson (1735-1806)BWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate
Sailing RigShip Rigged
Broken Up7.1811BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck126' 6 ½"Imperial Feet38.4175 
Length of Keel104' 7 ½"Imperial Feet31.7119 
Breadth35' 2 ¼"Imperial Feet10.6744 
Depth in Hold12' 1 ½"Imperial Feet3.6703 
Draught Forward8' 4"Imperial Feet2.54 
Draught Aft13' 3"Imperial Feet3.9878 
Burthen689 2994Tons BM 

Armament


30.9.1780Broadside Weight = 228 Imperial Pound ( 103.398 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Quarterdeck4 British 18-Pound Carronade
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 18-Pound Carronade
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1770220Design Complement

9 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
20.9.1780 - 16.3.1785CaptainJames Montagu (1752-1794) ADM 6/22/173BWAS-17145.1790 - 1794CaptainSamuel Hood (1762-1814)BWAS-17141794 - 1.1796CaptainAmelius Beauclerk (1771-1846)BWAS-17143.1794 - 10.11.1795CaptainAmelius Beauclerk (1771-1846)NBD18498.1798 - 1801CaptainGeorge DundasBWAS-17141802 - 10.1802CaptainJohn ManleyBWAS-171410.1802 - 2.1807CaptainHenry RichardsonBWAS-17142.1807 - 7.1807CaptainSir Charles Marsh Schomberg (d.1835)BWAS-17147.1807 - 9.7.1807CaptainGranville ProbyBWAS-1714

1 Commissioned Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1792 - 1793LieutenantThomas Byam Martin (1773-1854)ODNB

5 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
3.1791 - 1792MidshipmanGeorge Ralph Collier (1774-1824)ref:6163.1801 - 1805MidshipmanWilliam Bowers (1784-1845)NBD184911.1802 - 2.1806MidshipmanCharles BowenBWAS-17143.11.1802 - 23.3.1803MidshipmanCharles Evelyn Daniel Francis Poplet Houghton (1784-?)ref:10733.11.1802 - 23.3.1803MidshipmanFrederick Hugh Evelyn Houghton (1783-1812)ref:1073

Service History


DateEventSource
30.9.1780building at Limehouse at a cost of £8500.1.5dBWAS-1714
31.9.1780Began coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
14.12.1780Completed coppering and fitting at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £8184.18.1dBWAS-1714
10.2.1781Took the Privateer Revanche (18) off Beachy Head
6.2.1782Sailed with Bickerton's squadron for the East indiesBWAS-1714
20.6.17832nd Battle of Cuddalore
16.3.1785

Paid off

BWAS-1714
4.1785fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard BWAS-1714
1.1788Began small repair at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
11.1788Completed small repair at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £9042.0.0dBWAS-1714
5.1790Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
6.1790Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £3397.0.0dBWAS-1714
20.6.1790Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
4.9.1791

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.1793fitting at Portsmouth at a cost of £2305.0.0dBWAS-1714
17.2.1793Took the Privateer L'Entreprenant (10)
2.3.1793Took the Privateer La Palme (12)
4.1793Took the Privateer Le Laborieux
22.5.1793Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.1.1794Attack on Mortello TowerBWAS-1714
11.1.1794Escaped from ToulonBWAS-1714
10.1795Returned home with a convoyBWAS-1714
10.11.1795

Paid off

BWAS-1714
1.1796Began large repair at Deptford Dockyard BWAS-1714
9.1798Completed large repair at Deptford Dockyard at a cost of £20442.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.1799In the HelderBWAS-1714
2.1800Sailed for JamaicaBWAS-1714
24.7.1802

Paid off

BWAS-1714
9.1802Began fitting at Woolwich Dockyard BWAS-1714
2.1803Completed fitting at Woolwich Dockyard at a cost of £7728.0.0dBWAS-1714
8.4.1803Sailed for the MediterraneanBWAS-1714
8.9.1803Took the Privateer Les Quatres Fils (4) In the Mediterranean
4.1806Operations in theg Bay of NaplesBWAS-1714
9.7.1807Paid offADM 51
1808In ordinary at WoolwichBWAS-1714
7.1811Borken up at WoolwichBWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
NBD1849A Naval Biographical Dictionary 1849O'BrienDigital Book
ODNBOxford Dictionary of National BiographyOxford University PressWeb Site
ref:616Who's Who in Nelson's NavyNicholas TracyBook
ref:1073The descendants of Henry Martin O'Brien and his wife Lydia HoughtonWillis Harry MillerBook
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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