Allied Warships

FR Junon

Submarine of the Minerve class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byCh Augustin Normand (Le Havre, France) 
Laid down9 Jun 1932 
Launched15 Sep 1935 
Commissioned20 Sep 1937 
End service6 Dec 1954 

Seized by the British on 3 July 1940 and transferred to the Free French on 27 July.
Decommissioned 6 December 1954.


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Notable events involving Junon include:

17 Feb 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN), HMS H 34 (Lt. R. Gatehouse, DSC, RN) and FFS Junon (Cdr. J. Querville) departed Falmouth for Rothesay. They were escorted by HMS Alecto (Cdr. R.M.G. Gambier, RN). (1)

19 Oct 1942
The Free French submarine Junon torpedoed and sank the Norwegian merchant Nordland (725 GRT, offsite link) off the west coast of Norway in position 67°12'N, 12°57'E.


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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