Frigate La Venus

Author: Valerii Kharet
Class: C3
Type: Frigate
Name: La Venus
Category: Senior
Scale: 1:72
Width: 170 mm
Height: 165 mm

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 wrecked in a storm on her way back to France, on 31 December 1788