Juno

4965
Nominal Guns32BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
Ordered1.6.1756BWAS-1714
Keel Laid Down6.1756BWAS-1714
Named3.8.1756BWAS-1714
Launched29.9.1757BWAS-1714
How acquiredPurpose builtBWAS-1714
ShipyardRotherhithe - London - Surrey BWAS-1714
Ship ClassRichmond ClassBWAS-1714
Designed byWilliam BatelyBWAS-1714
ConstructorWilliam AlexanderBWAS-1714
CategoryFifth RateBWAS-1714
Ship TypeFrigate BWAS-1714
Sailing RigShip RiggedBWAS-1714
Burnt to avoid capture7.8.1778BWAS-1714

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentBWAS-1714
Length of Gundeck127' 10"Imperial Feet38.7096 
Length of Keel107' 0 ⅛"Imperial Feet32.6168 
Breadth34' 3"Imperial Feet10.3823 
Depth in Hold11' 10"Imperial Feet3.3528 
Burthen667 6794Tons BM 

Armament


29.9.1757Broadside Weight = 177 Imperial Pound ( 80.2698 kg)BWAS-1714
Upper Gun Deck26 British 12-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck12 British 1/2-Pound Swivel
Quarterdeck4 British 6-Pounder
Forecastle2 British 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
12.3.1756210Design Complement

8 Commanding Officers


DatesRankNameSource
30.9.1757 - 14.11.1758CaptainJohn Vaughan (c.1715-1789)BWAS-171414.11.1758 - 3.9.1762CaptainHenry John Phillips (1718-1762)† ADM 6/19/4BWAS-171424.9.1762 - 26.12.1763CaptainGeorge Falconer (c.1725-1780) ADM 6/19/439BWAS-171426.12.1763 - 20.6.1765CaptainLucius O'Brien (d.1771) ADM 6/19/558BWAS-171420.6.1765 - 4.4.1766CaptainWilliam Allen (1728-1804)BWAS-171420.10.1770 - 20.2.1772CaptainJohn Stott (c.1729-1778)BWAS-171425.6.1773 - 26.6.1773CaptainRichard Pearson (1730/31-1806) ADM 6/20/500ADM 6/201.12.1775 - 7.8.1778CaptainHugh Dalrymple (c.1730-1784) ADM 6/21/140BWAS-1714

Service History


DateEventSource
29.9.1757building at Rotherhithe - London - Surrey at a cost of £6364.9.6dBWAS-1714
6.11.1757fitting at Deptford Dockyard - Deptford at a cost of £4109.17.11dBWAS-1714
29.1.1758

Sailed for North America

BWAS-1714
6.6.1758The Siege of Louisbourg
25.1.1759Took the Ship Le Machault (24)
3.7.1759Bombardment of Le Havre
14.12.1759Took the Privateer L'Heureux
20.3.1760Took the Privateer La Paix Couronnée
1761Took the Privateer La Gala (6) off San Sebastian
15.1.1761Took the Privateer La Duchesse de Gramont (12) off St Malo
30.1.1761Took the Frigate La Brune (30) in the Soundings
14.9.1762Took the Privateer Galgo (18)
4.4.1766Paid offADM 51
5.1766Began small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
12.1766Completed small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £2407.15.9dBWAS-1714
1.1772small repair at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £3470.15.4dBWAS-1714
20.2.1772

Paid off

BWAS-1714
10.1775Began fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth BWAS-1714
3.1776Completed fitting at Portsmouth Dockyard - Portsmouth at a cost of £5771.3.8dBWAS-1714
7.4.1776

Sailed for North America

BWAS-1714
7.8.1778

Burnt and scuttled at Rhode Island to avoid capture by the French

BWAS-1714


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
BWAS-1714British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714 - 1792Rif WinfieldBook
ADM 6/20ADM 6/20 Commission and Warrant Book 1764-1773 Archive
ADM 51ADM 51 1669-1853 Admiralty: Captains' Logs Archive
 

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Posted by Tim Oakley on Tuesday 31st of December 2013 00:30

1770 John Stott fitting for Falkland Isles via Rio ships boys Edward Pellew and Frank Cole. Sails in spring 1771 with supply ship Florida and sloop Hound. Off Tenerife 16 May 1771, Rio 17 July 1771, Port Egmont 16 Sept 1771. Paid off 12 Dec 1771.
Ref Commander by S. Taylor

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