French frigate Vénus (1780)
|Fate:||Ran aground, 5 August 1781|
She was wrecked on 5 August 1781 near Glénan Islands, off Concarneau, when she ran aground due to a navigation error of the pilot. The crew was saved, but in spite of efforts to refloat her, she became a total loss.
Her guns were found in 1978, and are now on display in Concarneau.
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