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FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

ESCORTS

GARDON patrol vessels (1917 - 1918)

Name No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Equille   Normand, Le Havre   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Gardon   Normand, Le Havre   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Goujon   Normand, Le Havre   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Lamproie   Normand, Le Havre   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Murene   Normand, Le Havre   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Cigale   C A de Provence, Port-de-Bouc   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Coccinelle   C A de Provence, Port-de-Bouc   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Libellule   C A de Provence, Port-de-Bouc   1917-18 1917-18 unlisted 1919
Cinquet   A C de la Seine, Le Troit   1917-18 1917-18 transport 1920

  

Displacement normal, t

665

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

 

Breadth, m

 

Draught, m

 

No of shafts

1

Machinery

Equille, Lamproie, Murene: VTE, 1 Belleville boiler

others: diesel

Power, h. p.

 

Max speed, kts

10

Fuel, t

 
Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 100/45 M1893, 1 x 1 - 47/50 M1902, ASW equipment

Complement

 

Ship project history: Trawler type ships. Equille, Lamproie and Murene had reciprocating steam engine with Belleville boiler from the uncompleted battleship Flandre.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2014