La Junon

5966
Nominal Guns38NNF-1774
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down2.1782NNF-1774
Launched14.8.1782NNF-1774
First Commissioned2.1783NNF-1774
How acquiredPurpose builtNNF-1774
ShipyardToulon - Provence NNF-1774
Ship ClassJunon ClassNNF-1774
Designed byJoseph-Marie-Blaise Coulomb (1728-1803)NNF-1774
CategoryFifth RateNNF-1774
National RateQuatrième RangNNF-1774
Ship TypeFrigate NNF-1774
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1774
Captured19.6.1799NNF-1774
BecomesBritish Fifth Rate frigate 'Princess Charlotte' (1799) (36)

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck142' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.1216 (151′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel128' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)41.5744 (136′ 4″ Imperial)
Breadth36' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)11.6928 (38′ 4″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold18' 9"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.8464 (19′ 2″ Imperial)
Displacementc1,330Ton 
Burthen700Ton 

Armament


14.8.1782Broadside Weight = 274 French Livre (295.7008 lbs 134.123 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle10 French 8-Pounder

1786Broadside Weight = 290 French Livre (312.968 lbs 141.955 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 8-Pounder

1794Broadside Weight = 318 French Livre (343.1856 lbs 155.661 kg)NNF-1774
Upper Gun Deck26 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle2 French 36-Pounder Obusier
Quarterdeck/Forecastle12 French 8-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
1782325Design Complement

1 Commanding Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1786Capitaine de Vaisseau Alexandre de Thy (Comte d'Ethy) (1729-1789)AdThy

1 Flag Officer


DatesRankNameSource
1799 - 19.6.1799Contre-AmiralJean Baptiste Emmanuel Perree (1761-1800)TRN4

Service History


DateEventSource
13.7.1795Battle of Hyeres
19.6.1799Capture off Cape Sicie
19.6.1799Taken by the British off Cape Sicie


Sources


IDDescriptionAuthorType
NNF-1774Nomenclature des Navires Français de 1774 à 1792Alain DemerliacBook
AdThyOn-line Biography of Alexandre de Thy Web Site
TRN4The Royal Navy : a history from the earliest times to the present Vol IVWilliam Laid ClowesDigital Book
 

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