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France 01 January 1955

SUBMARINES

SS Aurore 5 S601 L'Andromède 1953 970/1250t, 73.5x6.5x4.2m, 2d/em, 3000/1400hp, 15.5/9.3kts, 62p, 100m; 10-550TT; radar, sonar
S603 L'Artémise 1954
S606 La Créole 1949
S607 L'Africaine 1949
S608 L'Astrée 1949
IXC 1 S612 Bouan 1941 1120/1232t, 76.8x6.8x4.7m, 2d/em, 4400/1000hp, 18.2/7.3kts, 48p, 100m; 1x1-37/69, 2x2-20/65, 6-533TT; radar, sonar
VIIC 2 S609 Millé 1943 769/1070t, 67.1x6.2x4.7m, 2d/em, 3200hp, 17.7/7.6kts, 56p, 100m; 1x1-37/69, 2x2-20/65, 5-533TT; FuMO65 radar, sonar
S610 Laubie 1943
XXI 1 S613 Roland Morillot 1944 1621/1819t, 76.7x8.0x6.3m, 2d/em, 4000/4400hp, 15.6/17.2kts, 57p, 135m; 2x2-20/65, 6-533TT; FuMO65 radar, sonar
IXB 1 S611 Blaison 1940 1051/1178t, 76.5x6.8x4.7m, 2d/em, 4400/1000hp, 18.2/7.3kts, 48p, 100m; 1x1-37/83, 2x2-20/65, 6-533TT; radar, sonar
SSX XXVIIB 2 S623, 624 - 1945 15/17t, 11.9x1.7x1.5m, 1d/em, 60/25hp, 7.7/6kts, 2p, 50m; 2-533TT

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

CVL Colossus 1 R95 Arromanches 1944 17900t, 211.3x34.2x7.1m, 4b,2gst, 40000hp, 25kts, 1400p; 19x1-40/60, 6x4-40/39, 37aircraft (F6F Hellcat, F4U Corsair fighters, TBM-3 ASW planes, HUP, Bell 47G helicopters); type 79B, 281B radars, type 144 sonar
Independence 2 R96 La Fayette 1943 14751t, 189.7x33.3x7.4m, 4b,4gst, 100000hp, 31.6kts, 1569p; 127belt, 51deck; 9x2-40/60(96), (2x4+10x2)-40/60(97), 5x2-20/70(96), 4x1-20/70(97), 30aircraft(F6F Hellcat, F4U Corsair fighters, TBM-3 ASW planes, HUP, Bell 47G helicopters); SK-2, SG, SP(96), SPS-4(97) radars
R97 Bois Belleau 1943

PRINCIPAL SURFACE COMBATANTS

BB Richelieu 2 1 Richelieu 1940 48500(1)-49850(2)t, 247.9x33.0(1)-35.4(2)x9.9(1)-9.2(2)m, 6b,4gst, 150000(1)-162000(2)hp, 30(1)-32(2)kts, 1550(1)-2134(2)p; 330belt, 210decks, 430turrets, 340CT; 2x4-381/45, 3x3-152/55, 12x2-100/55(2), 6x2-100/45(1), 4x1-90/50(1), 14x2-57/60(2), (14x4+11x1)-40/60(1), 41x1-20/70(1), 20x1-20/70(2); SA-2(1), SF(1), DRBC-10A, 281B(1), 285(1), SG-1(1),  ABM(2), DRBV-10(2), DRBV-20(2), DRBV-30(2) radars
2 Jean Bart 1949
CA Suffren 1 1 Suffren 1930 12928t, 196.0x20.0x7.3m, 8b,3gst, 90000hp, 32kts, 602p; 50belt, 43decks, 30turrets, 30CT; 4x2-203/50, 8x1-75/50, 8x1-40/60, 20x1-20/70, 3x4-13.2
CL Jeanne d'Arc 1 C605 Jeanne d'Arc 1931 8950t, 170.0x17.7x6.4m, 4b,2gst, 32500hp, 25kts, 506+176p; 20magazines, 25turrets, 25CT; 4x2-155/50, 4x1-75/50, 10x1-40/60, 18x1-20/70; SF radar
Émile Bertin 1 1 Émile Bertin 1935 8480t, 177.0x16.0x6.6m, 6b,4gst, 102000hp, 34kts, 567p; 30magazines, 20deck, 25CT; 3x3-152/55, (3x2+2x1)-90/50, 4x4-40/60, 20x1-20/70, 200mines; SA, SF, type 284, 285 radars
La Galissonnière 3 1 Gloire 1937 10850t, 179.5x17.5x5.4m, 4b,2gst, 84000hp, 31kts, 540p; 105belt, 38deck, 100turrets, 95CT; 3x3-152/55, 4x2-90/50, 6x4-40/60, 16x1-20/70, 2x2-550TT; SF, type 281, 284, 285, 293 radars
2 Montcalm 1937
3 Georges Leygues 1937
DD Aigle 1 D614 Albatros 1932 3410t, 128.5x11.8x5.0m, 4b,2gst, 64000hp, 36kts, 230p; 5x1-139/40, (1x2+4x1)-37/50, (2x2+2x1)-13.2, 2x3-550TT, 4dct, 2dcr; radar, sonar
Le Fantasque 3 D610 Le Fantasque 1936 3380t, 132.4x12.5x5.0m, 4b,2gst, 74000hp, 37kts, 210p; 5x1-139/50, (1x4+2x1)-40/60, 8x1-20/70(610,611), 10x1-20/70(612), 2x3-550TT, 2dcr, 50mines; radar, sonar
D611 Le Terrible 1935
D612 Le Malin 1936
1934A 1 D603 Kléber 1937 3110t, 121.3x11.3x4.2m, 6b,2gst, 70000hp, 38.2kts, 315p; 5x1-128/45, 6x1-40/60, 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 60mines; radar, sonar
1936A 1 D602 Hoche 1940 3543t, 127.0x12.0x4.6m, 6b,2gst, 70000hp, 36kts, 332p; (1x2+2x1)-149/48, 2x2-37/83, 6x1-37/57, (2x4+2x2)-20/65, 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 60mines; FuMO21 radar, sonar
1936A(Mob) 1 D601 Marceau 1942 3691t, 127.0x12.0x3.9m, 6b,2gst, 70000hp, 36kts, 332p; 3x1-149/48, 1x1-105/45, 8x1-40/60, 2x4-533TT, 4dct, 60mines; FuMO21 radar, sonar
Soldati 3 T12 Jurien de la Gravière 1942 2460t, 106.7x10.2x3.5m, 3b,2gst, 48000hp, 38kts, 206p; (2x2+1x1)-120/50(12,14), 2x2-120/50(13), 3x1-37/54(13), 2x1-37/54(14), (4x2+5x1)-20/65, 2x3-533TT(12), 1x3-533TT(13,14), 4dct; EC.3/ter(13), FuMO21(14) radars, sonar
T13 Duperré 1942
T14 Duchaffault 1942
1939 1 D605 Le Lorrain 1943 1754t, 102.5x10.0x2.7m, 4b,2gst, 29000hp, 32.5kts, 206p; 4x1-105/45, 2x2-37/83, (1x4+2x2)-20/65, 2x3-533TT, 2dct, 50mines; FuMO21 radar, sonar
Capitani Romani 2 D606 Châteaurenault 1942 5334t, 142.9x14.4x4.9m, 4b,2gst, 110000hp, 40kts, 418p; 20turrets, 15CT; 3x2-105/65, 5x2-57/60, 4x3-550TT; DRBV-20A, DRBV-11, DRBC-11, 2x DRBC-30 radars
D607 Guichen 1943
FF Sans Souci 2 F750 La Pérouse 1943 2100t, 95.0x11.8x3.2m, 2d, 4140hp, 16.7kts, 178p; 1x1-105/45, 1x2-40/60(750), 2x2-40/60(751), 4x1-20/70, 2x24-178 Hedgehog AWSRL
F751 Beautemps Beaupré 1942
Bougainville 3 F731 La Grandière 1940 2600t, 103.7x12.7x4.5m, 2d, 3200hp, 15.5kts, 183p; 3x1-139/40, 1x4-40/60(731,732), (2x2+4x1)-37/50(733), 3x1-25/60(733), 11x1-20/70(731,732), 2x1-20/70(733), 2x2-13.2(733), 4dct, 2dcr, 50mines; radar, sonar
F732 Dumont D'Urville 1932
F733 Savorgnan de Brazza 1932
DET 14 F701 Algérien 1944 1602t, 93.3x11.2x3.2m, 4dg,2em, 6000hp, 21kts, 186p; 3x1-76/50, 3x1-40/60, 10x1-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 8dct, 2dcr; SA(701-706), SU(701-706), SPS-5(717-724), SPS-6(717-724) radars, sonar
F702 Sénégalais 1943
F703 Somali 1944
F704 Hova 1944
F705 Marocain 1944
F706 Tunisien 1944
F717 Arabe 1943
F718 Kabyle 1943
F719 Bambara 1943
F720 Sakalave 1944
F721 Touareg 1944
F722 Soudanais 1943
F723 Berbère 1944
F724 Malgache 1943
River 6 F707 L'Aventure 1944 2130t, 91.8x11.2x3.6m, 2b,2vte, 5500hp, 20kts, 140p; 2x1-105/45, (2x2+7x1)-20/70, 1x24-178 Hedgehog ASWRL, 8dct, 2dcr; type 272, 291 radars, sonar
F708 La Surprise 1944
F709 L'Escarmouche 1944
F710 Croix de Lorraine 1943
F711 La Confiance 1943
F712 La Découverte 1943
Eritrea 1 F730 Francis Garnier 1937 3068t, 96.9x13.3x3.5m, 2d/2dg,2em, 9100hp, 20kts, 234p; 2x2-120/45, 2x2-37/54, 2x2-20/65
FS Élan 8 F741 Commandant Delage 1939 895t, 78.3x8.7x3.3m, 2d, 4000hp, 20kts, 106p; 1x1-105/45(742), 1x2-102/45(743,747), 1x2-90/50(741,744-746,748),  1x1-76/40(747), 1x1-40/60(742), 1x1-40/39(743,747), 1x1-25/60(743), 4x1-20/70(742), 2x1-20/70(743), (1x4+2x2)-13.2(741,744-746,748), 3x2-13.2(747), 4x2-13.2(743), (4x2+2x1)-12.7(742), 2dct, 1dcr
F742 Commandant Dominié 1940
F743 Commandant Duboc 1939
F744 La Boudeuse 1940
F745 La Capricieuse 1940
F746 La Gracieuse 1940
F747 La Moquese 1940
F748 Élan 1939
Chamois 6 F734 Chamois 1940 900t, 78.3x8.7x3.3m, 2d, 4000hp, 20kts, 106p; 2x1-105/45(737-739), 1x2-90/50(734-736), 1x1-40/60, 4x1-20/70(737-739), 6x1-20/70(734-736), 4dct, 2dcr
F735 Chevreuil 1939
F736 Gazelle 1939
F737 Bisson 1947
F738 Commandant Amyot d'Inville 1947
F739 Commandant de Pimodan 1947
Amiral Mouchez 1 P752 Amiral Mouchez 1937 970t, 62.0x10.3x3.4m, 1d, 800hp, 12kts, 81p; 2x1-100/45, 4x1-20/70, 2x1-13.2, 4dct, 2dcr; radar, sonar

PATROL AND COASTAL COMBATANTS

PC PC 34 P601 Spahi 1942 430t, 52.9x7.1x2.4m, 2d, 2880hp, 20kts, 65p; 1x1-76/50, 1x1-40/60, 5x1-20/70, 2x4-178 Mousetrap ASWRL, 2dct, 2dcr; SU radar, sonar
P602 Grenadier 1942
P603 Goumier 1942
P604 Coutelas 1944
P605 Lansquenet 1942
P606 Dague 1944
P607 Sabre 1944
P608 Cimeterre 1944
P609 Pique 1944
P610 L'Eveillé 1941
P611 Le Rusé 1941
P612 Voltigeur 1942
P613 L'Emorté 1942
P614 Mameluck 1942
P615 Le Volontaire 1942
P616 Lancier 1943
P617 Carabinier 1942
P618 Fantassin 1942
P619 Tirailleur 1942
P620 Dragon 1942
P621 Le Vigilant 1942
P622 L'Indiscret 1942
P624 Hussard 1943
P625 Légionnaire 1943
P626 Pnom-Penh 1944
P627 Hué 1944
P628 Luang-Prabang 1944
P631 Flamberge 1944
P632 L'Intrépide 1943
P633 Mousquet 1944
P634 Trident 1944
P635 Glaive 1944
P636 L'Inconstant 1943
P637 L'Ardent 1943
Pluvier 1 1 Tourterelle 1918 No picture 780t, 1vte, 750hp, 11kts
L'Ajacienne 3 P136 L'Ajacienne 1936 466t, 48.8x8.1x3.7m, 1b,1vte, 800hp, 10kts, 20p; 1x1-102/40, 4x1-13.2
P138 La Toulonnaise 1934
P139 La Sétoise 1934
YMS 2 P656 Tiaré 1942 320t, 41.5x7.5x2.4m, 2d, 800hp, 14kts, 60p; 1x1-76/50, 2x1-20/70, 2dct, 2dcr; SO radar
P658 Lotus 1942
SC SC 27 P690 Ch690 1942 138t, 33.8x5.2x1.9m, 2d, 2400-1000hp, 21-16kts, 27p; 1x1-40/60, 3x1-20/70, 2x4-178 Mousetrap ASWRL, 2dct, 2dcr; SCR-517A radar, QC sonar
P691 Ch691 1942
P692 Ch692 1942
P693 Ch693 1942
P694 Ch694 1942
P699 Ch699 1943
P700 Ch700 1943
P701 Ch701 1942
P703 Ch703 1942
P704 Ch704 1943
P706 Ch706 1942
P709 Ch709 1942
P711 Ch711 1942
P713 Ch713 1942
P714 Ch714 1942
P716 Ch716 1943
P717 Ch717 1943
P718 Ch718 1942
P720 Ch720 1942
P722 Ch722 1942
P723 Ch723 1942
P724 Ch724 1942
P731 Ch731 1943
P732 Ch732 1943
P733 Ch733 1943
P735 Ch735 1943
P736 Ch736 1942
PT VLT 1 P781 VLT781 1945 94t, 30.4x5.9x1.8m, 6pe(3), 6200hp, 50kts, 18p; 2x1-40/60, 1x2-20/65, 2-550TT
YP VLT 2 P621, 622 VED621, 622 1945 - 1946 94t, 30.4x5.9x1.8m, 6pe(3), 6200hp, 50kts, 18p; 2x3-15.0
Fairmile B 1 P779 St-Alain 1941 86t, 34.8x5.6x1.5m, 2pe, 1200hp, 18kts, 16p; 1x1-47/40, 1x1-20/70, 1dcr; type 286 radar, sonar
HDML 21 P747, 749-763, 765-768, 771 VP747, 749-763, 765-768, 771 1941 - 1945 54t, 22.0x4.8x1.4m, 2d, 260-300hp, 11-11.8kts, 10p; 2x1-20/70, 8dc
VP51 2 P772, 773 VP772, 773 1943 No picture 48t, 15.9x4.4x1.6m, 2pe, 250hp, 12kts, 10p

AMPHIBIOUS

LSD BAPM 1 L9020 Foudre 1944 7930t, 139.5x22.0x4.8m, 2b,2quipe, 7400hp, 15kts, 212p; 1x1-105/45, 2x1-120/12, 2x2-40/60, 4x1-20/70; 3 LCT(5), 263troops; radar
LST LST(2) 8 L9001 Laïta 1943 4080t, 100.0x15.2x4.3m, 2d, 1800hp, 11kts, 111p; (2x2+4x1)-40/60, 12x1-20/70; 4 LCVP, 20tanks, 163troops; radar
L9002 Orne 1944
L9003 Vire 1943
L9004 Rance 1943
L9005 Odet 1944
L9006 Chéliff 1944
L9007 Adour 1945
L9008 Golo 1945
LSM LSM 12 L9011 LSM110 1944 1095t, 62.0x10.5x2.1m, 2d, 2800hp, 12.5kts, 60p; 1x2-40/60, 4x1-20/70; 5tanks, 54troops; radar
L9012 LSM355 1944
L9013 LSM125 1944
L9014 LSM316 1944
L9015 LSM422 1944
L9016 LSM478 1945
L9017 LSM17 1944
L9018 LSM58 1944
L9019 LSM226 1944
L9051 LSM85 1944
L9052 LSM471 1945
L9053 LSM479 1945
LCU MFP-D 3 1 MFP1 1945 239t, 49.8x6.6x1.4m, 3d, 375hp, 10.3kts, 21p; 1x1-88/45, 2x1-37/83, (1x4+2x1)-20/65; 3tanks
2 MFP2 1945
3 MFP3 1946
LCI(L) 29 L9040 L101 1942 385-387t, 48.5-48.9x7.2x1.5-1.6m, 2d, 2320hp, 15.5kts, 24-29p; (4-5)x1-20/70; 180-209troops; SO radar
L9042 L103 1943
1 L104 1943
L9043 L108 1942
L9045 L201 1942
2 L202 1943
3 L203 1942
4 L204 1942
L9046 L217 1942
L9047 L251 1942
L9048 L260 1942
L9049 L263 1942
15 LC1270 1943
16 LC1271 1943
17 LC1299 1943
L9055 L377 1943
18 Capitain le Gall 1943
L9050 L508 1943
L9029   1944
L9030   1944
L9031   1944
L9032   1944
L9033   1944
L9034   1944
L9035   1944
L9036   1944
L9037   1944
L9038   1944
L9039   1944
LCT(6) 9 L9085   1943 320t, 36.3x10.0x1.2m, 3d, 675hp, 8kts, 13p; 2x1-20/70; 4tanks
L9086   1944
L9089   1944
L9090   1944
L9091   1944
L9092   1944
1 LCT635 1944
2 LCT1301 1944
3 LCT1302 1944
LCT(3) 5 1 LCT9083 1941/45 640t, 58.1x9.5x1.7m, 2pe or 2d, 920-1000hp, 10.5-11.5kts, 12p; 2x1-20/70; 5tanks
2 LCT9084 1941/45
3 LCT9085 1941/45
4 LCT9086 1941/45
5 LCT9091 1941/45
LCT(4) 15 1 LCT9060 1941/45 640t, 57.1x11.8x1.4m, 2d, 920hp, 10kts, 12p; 2x1-20/70; 6tanks
2 LCT9061 1941/45
3 LCT9062 1941/45
4 LCT9063 1941/45
5 LCT9064 1941/45
6 LCT9065 1941/45
7 LCT9066 1941/45
8 LCT9067 1941/45
9 LCT9068 1941/45
10 LCT9069 1941/45
11 LCT9070 1941/45
12 LCT9071 1941/45
13 LCT9072 1941/45
14 LCT9080 1941/45
15 LCT9082 1941/45
LC LCM(6) 31 1-31 LCM1031-1036, 1041-1046, 1051-1056, 1071-1076, 1081-1087 1943 - 1945 56t, 17.1x4.3x1.2m, 2d, 450hp, 9kts, 5p; 2x1-12.7; 1tank
LSF LCG(M) 1 1 LCG9059 1944/45 380t, 47.1x6.8x2.1m, 2d, 1000hp, 11.7kts, 31p; 25sides, 51deck, 25turrets, 25CT; 2x1-88/27, 2x1-20/70
LCS(L)(3) 8 L9022 Arquebuse 1944 387t, 48.2x7.2x1.7m, 8d(2), 2320hp, 15.5kts, 71p; 1x1-76/50(9022-9025,6026), 2x2-40/60(9022-925,6026), (2x2+1x1)-40/60(1,2), 3x2-40/60(6027), 4x1-20/70, 10x1-127 Mk7 RL; SG radar
L9023 Hallebarde 1944
L9024 Javeline 1944
L9025 Pertuisane 1944
1 Étendard 1944
2 Oriflamme 1944
L6026 Rapière 1944
L6027 Framée 1945

MINE WARFARE SHIPS

MSO 1935 2 M603 Somme 1939 874t, 68.1x8.7x2.1m, 2b,2se, 3500hp, 18.3kts, 84p; 2x1-105/45, 1x2-37/83, 2x1-20/65, 2dct, 30mines, sweeps
M605 Ailette 1941
1938 1 M601 Meuse 1941 908t, 71.0x8.7x2.1m, 2b,2se, 3200hp, 18.3kts, 97p; 2x1-105/45, 3x1-20/65, 2dct, 30mines, sweeps
1939(Mob) 6 M602 Oise 1941 878t, 68.4x9.2x2.1m, 2b,2se, 3700hp, 18.3kts, 119p; 2x1-105/45, 1x2-37/83, 2x1-20/65, 2dct, 30mines, sweeps
M604 Yser 1942
M606 Belfort 1941
M607 Laffaux 1941
M608 Vimy 1941
M611 Ancre 1941
Aggressive 6 M612 Alençon 1954 735t, 52.3x10.4x4.0m, 2d, 1520hp, 13kts, 70p; 1x1-40/60, 2x1-12.7, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic sweeping gear; SPS-53 radar, UQS-1 sonar
M613 Berneval 1954
M614 Bir Hacheim 1954
M616 Dompaire 1954
M617 Garigliano 1954
M618 Mytho 1954
MSC YMS 21 M641 Amarante 1943 320t, 41.5x7.5x2.4m, 2d, 800hp, 14kts, 60p; 1x1-76/50, 2x1-20/70, 2dct, 2dcr, mechanical, magnetic, acoustic sweeping gear; SO radar
M642 Armoise 1942
M643 Asphodèle 1943
M644 Basilic 1942
M645 Dahlia 1942
M646 Tiare 1943
M648 Gentiane 1942
M649 Pimpernelle 1942
M650 Primevère 1942
M651 Genêt 1943
M652 Lotus 1943
M653 Balsamine 1942
M654 Capucine 1943
M656 Marjolaine 1942
M659 Hortensia 1942
M660 Jonquille 1942
M661 Campanule 1942
M662 Héliotrope 1942
M663 Jasmin 1942
M664 Perce-Neige 1942
M665 Anémone 1942
Bluebird 25 M632 Pervenche 1954 400t, 44.3x8.1x2.1m, 2d, 1200hp, 13kts, 39p; 1x2-20/70, mechanical, acoustic and magnetic sweeping gears; SPS-53 radar, UQS-1 sonar
M638 Acacia 1953
M639 Acanthe 1953
M640 Aconit 1953
M667 Ajonc 1954
M668 Azalée 1953
M669 Bégonia 1954
M670 Bleuet 1954
M671 Camélia 1954
M672 Chrysanthème 1954
M673 Coquelicot 1954
M674 Cyclamen 1954
M675 Églantine 1954
M676 Gardenia 1954
M677 Giroflée 1954
M678 Glaïeul 1954
M679 Glycine 1954
M680 Jacinthe 1954
M681 Laurier 1954
M682 Lilas 1954
M685 Magnolia 1954
M686 Marguerite 1954
M689 Myosotis 1954
M690 Narcisse 1954
M692 Pâquerette 1954
Ton 9 M701 Sirius 1954 424t, 46.4x8.6x2.5m, 2gg,2gt or 2d, 2000hp, 15kts, 38p; 1x1-40/60, 1x1-20/70, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic sweeping gear; radar
M702 Rigel 1954
M703 Antarès 1954
M704 Algol 1954
M706 Régulus 1954
M707 Véga 1954
M740 Cassiopée 1954
M746 Arcturus 1954
M747 Bételgeuse 1954
Bay 6 M726 La Dunkerquoise 1954 412t, 46.3x8.5x2.6m, 2d, 2400hp, 15kts, 40p; 1x1-40/60, mechanical, acoustic, magnetic sweeping gear; radar
M727 La Malouine 1953
M728 La Bayonnaise 1953
M729 La Paimpolaise 1953
M730 La Dieppoise 1954
M731 La Lorientaise 1954
MSI Ham 1 M771 Tulipe 1954 159t, 32.5x6.6x1.8m, 2d, 1100hp, 14kts, 15p; 1x1-40/60, mechanical sweeping gear; type 978 radar

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