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CLAMEUR patrol tugs (1917-1918)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Clameur   SPCN, La Ciotat     1918 stricken 1940
Fracas   SPCN, La Ciotat     1917 minesweeper 1939, scuttled 5/1943
Tapage   F C de la Gironde, Bordeaux     1918 stricken 1925
Tintamarre   F C de la Gironde, Bordeaux     1918 stricken 1931
Tumulte   F C de la Gironde, Bordeaux     1918 sunk 21/5/1940
Vacarme   SPCN, La Ciotat     1918 foundered 6/8/1940

  

Displacement normal, t

370

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

 

Breadth, m

 

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

1

Machinery

VTE, 2 cylindrical boilers

Power, h. p.

720

Max speed, kts

12

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 90/24 M1891

Complement

 

Ship project history: Tugs used as patrols.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: Tumulte was bombed by German aircraft 21/5/1940 at Dunkirk. Vacarme foundered 6/8/1942 off Zafarrina Islands.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-14