Frigate La Venus

Vénus was a 38-gun Hébé-class frigate of the French Navy. In the summer of 1782, Vénus operated as a transport between Rochefort and Île de Ré. She served in Martinique during the American War of Independence. From 1785 to 1788, Vénus undertook a scientific expedition in the Indian Ocean, under Captain de Rossily. Vénus was […]