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Rapière 1905

Ships


Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Pertuisane M8   Arsenal de Rochefort 6.1899 5.12.1900 9.1902 stricken 3.1923
Éscopette M9   Arsenal de Rochefort 1.1900 20.12.1900 1.1903 stricken 4.1921
Flamberge M10   Arsenal de Rochefort 6.1899 28.10.1901 7.1903 stricken 10.1920
Rapière M11   Arsenal de Rochefort 1.1900 16.7.1901 5.1903 stricken 10.1921


Technical data


Displacement normal, t

306

Displacement full, t344
Length, m

56.0 wl 57.6 oa

Breadth, m

6.30

Draught, m

3.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 2 Normand boilers

Power, h. p.

4800

Max speed, kts

26

Fuel, t

coal ~80

Endurance, nm(kts)2300(10)
Armament

1 x 1 - 65/50 M1891, 6 x 1 - 47/40 M1885, 2 x 1 - 380 TT

Complement52


Standard scale images


<i>Éscopette</i> 1903
Éscopette 1903


Graphics


<i>Rapière</i> 1905
Rapière 1905
<i>Flamberge</i> <i>Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.</i>
Flamberge Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.


Project history

300t type. This class was also called "Les Rochefortais". Ordered 8.6.1899 to Normand plans. Very similar to Fauconneau and Espingole except that their funnels were slightly raked.

Modernizations

1908, all survived: mainmast was removed

1915, some survived: - 2 x 1 - 47/40; + 2 x 1 - 47/40 M1885 AA

1916, some survived: - 1 x 1 - 65/50; + 1 x 1 - 75/35 M1897, 1 DCT (6 - 12 DC)

1917, some survived: + 1 x 1 - 8.80

1918, some survived: - 1 DCT

Naval service

No significant events.



Many thanks to Wolfgang Stöhr for additional information on this page.