|Name||No||Yard No||Builder||Laid down||Launched||Comp||Fate|
|Tonnant||Arsenal de Rochefort||1/1875||1880||1884||stricken 1903|
|Displacement normal, t||
|Displacement full, t|
73.8 pp 75.8 oa
|No of shafts||
1 HC, 4 cylindrical boilers
|Power, h. p.||
|Max speed, kts||
wrought iron; belt: 450 - 340, barbettes: 370, deck: 50
2 x 1 - 340/18 M1875, 8 x 5 - 37/20 M1885
A ship with a low freeboard hull built up by a superstructure which was turtle-backed forward. The barbettes were shallow rings with armoured ammunition tubes and thin tunnel-shaped shields to the guns. They were located fore and aft on the lower superstructure one deck above the hull proper. There was a military foremast and single funnel.
The belt was 450mm at the waterline amidships reducing to 340mm at the ends with a 50mm deck at the belt upper edge.
No significant events.