French ship Deux Frères
|Namesake:||Louis-Stanislas-Xavier and Charles-Philippe, brothers of Louis XVI|
|Laid down:||July 1782|
|Launched:||17 September 1784|
|Renamed:||Juste, 29 September 1792|
|Captured:||by the Royal Navy, 1 June 1794|
|Acquired:||1 June 1794|
|Fate:||Broken up in 1811|
|General characteristics |
|Type:||Ship of the line|
|Tons burthen:||2,143 18⁄94 tons bm|
|Length:||193 ft 4 in (58.93 m) (gundeck)
159 ft 4 in (48.56 m) (keel)
|Beam:||50 ft 3.5 in (15.329 m)|
|Draught:||22 ft 5 in (6.83 m)|
|Sail plan:||Full-rigged ship|
|Armament:||80 long guns|
She was funded by a don des vaisseaux donation from the two brothers of King Louis XVI. The ship was laid down at Brest in July 1782, and launched on 17 September 1784, based on a design by Antoine Groignard, and built by Jacques-Augustin Lamothe. On 29 September 1792, she was renamed Juste.
She was captured by HMS Queen Charlotte at the battle of the Glorious First of June in 1794, and was commissioned in the Royal Navy as HMS Juste. In July 1795 she was commissioned by Captain the Honourable Thomas Pakenham for service in the Channel, and was commissioned by Captain Sir Henry Trollope in June 1799. In 1801 she was commanded by Captains Herbert Sawyer, Richard Dacres — under whom she took part in Rear-Admiral Robert Calder's pursuit of Honoré Ganteaume's fleet to the West Indies — and Sir Edmund Nagle. By 1807 Juste was "in ordinary" at Plymouth.
Juste was broken up in 1811.
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