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Tonkinois

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Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Algérien     Yokosuka K K, Japan 1917 5.1917 8.1917 stricken 1936
Annamite     Yokosuka K K, Japan 1917 6.1917 9.1917 stricken 1933
Arabe     Kure K K, Japan 1917 5.1917 8.1917 stricken 1936
Bambara     Kure K K, Japan 1917 7.1917 9.1917 stricken 1933
Hova     Sasebo K K, Japan 1917 5.1917 8.1917 stricken 1936
Kabyle     Sasebo K K, Japan 1917 5.1917 10.1917 stricken 1936
Marocain     Maizuru K K, Japan 1917 5.1917 9.1917 stricken 1935
Sakalave     Maizuru K K, Japan 3.1917 7.1917 10.1917 stricken 1936
Sénégalais     Kawasaki, Kobe, Japan 3.1917 5.1917 9.1917 stricken 1936
Somali     Kawasaki, Kobe, Japan 3.1917 7.1917 10.1917 stricken 1935
Tonkinois     Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan 2.1917 9.6.1917 7.1917 stricken 1936
Touareg     Mitsubishi, Nagasaki, Japan 2.1917 5.8.1917 9.1917 stricken 1935


Technical data


Displacement normal, t685
Displacement full, t750
Length, m

79.4 wl 83.0 oa

Breadth, m

7.33

Draught, m

2.39

No of shafts

3

Machinery

3 VTE, 4 Kampon boilers

Power, h. p.

10000

Max speed, kts

29

Fuel, t

coal 102 + oil 118

Endurance, nm(kts)2000(12)
Armament

1 x 1 - 120/40 41-shiki, 3 x 1 - 76/40 41-shiki, 1 x 1 - 76/40 41-shiki AA, 2 x 2 - 450 TT

Complement86


Standard scale images


<i>Arabe</i> 1917
Arabe 1917


Graphics


<i> Tonkinois</i>
Tonkinois


Project history

Built in 1917 in Japan under French order. Building was conducted by 6 different yards; the order was been fulfilled rapidly (average building time made 5 months). Practically sister-ships of Japanese Kaba class destroyers; represented the cheap ships with limited battle characteristics. The artillery has Japanese origin.

Modernizations

None.

Naval service

No significant events.