French ship Jupiter (1831)
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For other ships of the same name, see French ship Jupiter.
The Robuste, sister-ship of the Jupiter
|Ordered:||25 November 1811|
|Laid down:||5 November 1811|
|Launched:||22 October 1831|
|In service:||20 November 1835|
|Struck:||9 May 1863|
|Class and type:||Bucentaure-class|
|Type:||ship of the line|
55.88 m (183.33 ft) (overall)|
53.92 m (176.90 ft) (keel)
|Beam:||15.27 m (50.10 ft)|
|Depth of hold:||7.63 m (25.03 ft)|
|Sail plan:||2,683 m2 (28,879.57 sq ft)|
The Jupiter was an 80-gun Bucentaure-class 80-gun ship of the line of the French Navy, designed by Sané.
In 1836, she ferried Admiral de Markau from Brest to Fort de France to replace Admiral Halgan as governor in the Caribbean.
In 1837, she ferried troops to Algeria.
She took part in the naval parade of 6 September 1850 in Cherbourg, and in the Crimean war.
Struck in 1863, she was used as a barracks hulk in Rochefort from 1870.
- Jean-Michel Roche, Dictionnaire des Bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours, tome I