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Junon Shipwrecked at St. Vincent





HMCM Frigate Junon Shipwrecked
11 October 1781



HMCM Frigate La Junon was in the West Indies in October 1781. She was caught in the hurricane that struck the area about the middle of October and was wrecked on the island of St. Marcouf, near St. Vincent’s,1 on 11 October.2



1 Dermiliac, Marine of Louis XVI, 366

2 “Les bâtiments ayant porté le nom de Junon” at http://www.netmarine.net/bat/smarins/junon/ancien.htm. Accessed 17 February 2012.


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