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Ships


Name

Launched // Comm.

Builder

Tonnage, BRT (disp., t)

Dimensions, m

(length pp)

Speed, kts

Engine, Power hp

Armament

Fate

SG10 (ex-Felix-Henri) 1933 // 5.1943 Fredrikstad Mek. V., Denmark 2526 (3750) 96.0x14.2x5.5 12 VTE, 2 boilers, 1900 2 x 1 - 105/60, 4 - 37, 18 - 20, 6 DCT, 6 DCR (100) sunk 28.8.1943
SG11 (ex-Alice Robert) 1934 // 5.1943 Nakskov Skibsv., Norway 2588 (4600) 95.0x14.6x5.5 13.1 VTE, 2 boilers, 1900 3 x 1 - 105/60, 4 - 37, 16 - 20, 6 DCT, 6 DCR (100) sunk 2.6.1944
M6062 (ex-SG12, ex-Djebel Dira) 1930 // 6.1944 Swan Hunter, Wallsend, UK 2835 (4700) 99.1x13.6x5.6 14.3 geared steam turbine, 3 boilers, 2400   scuttled 28.8.1944
SG13 (ex-Cyrnos), 10.1943- M6063 1929 // 5.1943 Weser, Bremen 2406 (3230) 94.5x12.5x5.8 16.1 2 diesels, 3700 3 x 1 - 105/60, 4 - 37, 16 - 20, 6 DCT, 6 DCR (100) scuttled 8.1944
SG19 (ex-Kilissi) 1934 // --- C A de Provence, Port-de-Bouc, France 3723 (4850) 99.0x14.8x5.5 13 VTE, 3 boilers, 3600   sunk incomplete 12.9.1944
SG24 (ex-X81, ex-Ampère) 1930 // --- Soc. Provencales, La Ciotat, France 2435 (3920) 91.5x12.5x5.5 12.5 2 VTE, 3 boilers, 2400   scuttled incomplete 8.1944


Standard scale images


<i>SG11</i> 1944
SG11 1944
<i>SG13</i> 1943
SG13 1943


Project history


Former French vessels, used as "fast" escorts in Mediterranean.

Modernizations


None.

Naval service


SG10 was sunk by British submarine Sickle W off Corsica 28.8.1943, SG11 was sunk by British submarine Ultor 2.6.1944 off Port Vendres. M6062 was scuttled 28.8.1944 at Marseilles. SG13 was scuttled at Marseilles in August, 1944. Incomplete SG19 was sunk by Allied aircraft 12.9.1944 in Ebro mouth. Incomplete SG24 was scuttled in August, 1944 at Marseilles.