Submarine of the Minerve class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Ch Augustin Normand (Le Havre, France)|
|Laid down||9 Jun 1932|
|Launched||15 Sep 1935|
|Commissioned||20 Sep 1937|
|End service||6 Dec 1954|
Seized by the British on 3 July 1940 and transferred to the Free French on 27 July.
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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.
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)