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FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

SUBMARINES

FRANÇAIS submarines (1902)

Français 1902

Name No Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
Français Q011 Q5 Arsenal de Cherbourg 1900 29/1/1901 1902 stricken 5/1914
Algerien Q012 Q6 Arsenal de Cherbourg 1900 25/4/1901 1902 stricken 5/1914

 

Displacement standard, t

 

Displacement normal, t

147 / 160

Length, m

36.7

Breadth, m

2.70

Draught, m

2.80

No of shafts

1

Machinery

electric motor

Power, h. p.

307

Max speed, kts

10.1 / 8.3

Fuel, t

battery only

Endurance, nm(kts) 135(6) / 97(4.3)

Armament

1 - 450 TT (bow), 2 - 450 TC

Complement 13
Diving depth operational, m 30

Ship project history: Single-hull steel submarines designed by M Romazotti. Built by national subscription organised by the newspaper 'Le Matin' at the time of the 1899 Fashoda dispute. Initial cost was £32,972 each.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Algerien

Ivan Gogin, 2014