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Amiral Charner-class cruiser
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Class overview
Name: Amiral Charner
Operators:  French Navy
In commission: 1894–1896
Completed: 4
Lost: 2
Retired: 2
General characteristics
Type: Armoured cruiser
Displacement: 4,700 tonnes (4,626 long tons)
Length: 110 m (360 ft 11 in)
Beam: 14 m (45 ft 11 in)
Draught: 6.2 m (20 ft 4 in)
Propulsion: 2 × Creusot steam engines, 8,800 shp (6,562 kW), 16 boilers
Speed: 17 knots (31 km/h; 20 mph)
Complement: 410
Armament: • 2 × 194 mm (7.6 in) guns
• 6 × 138 mm (5.4 in) guns
• 4 × 65 mm (2.6 in) guns
• 4 × 47 mm (3pdr) guns
• 6 × 37 mm revolver guns
• 4 × 450 mm (18 in) torpedo tubes

The Amiral Charner class was a type of armoured cruiser of the French Navy which saw service during the First World War.

Ships

References

  • Robert Gardiner, Roger Chesneau, Eugene Kolesnik (ed.). Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, 1979, p. 304. ISBN 0-85177-133-5.


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