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French cruiser D'Entrecasteaux
Career (France)
Name: D'Entrecasteaux
Namesake: Admiral Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux
Builder: La Seyne
Laid down: 1894
Launched: June 1896
In service: 1899
General characteristics
Type: Protected cruiser
Displacement: 8,123 tonnes (7,995 long tons)
Length: 393 1/2 feet
Beam: 58 1/2 feet
Draught: 26 feet
Installed power: 14,500 H.P.
Propulsion: 2 sets triple expansion steam boilers
Speed: 19.5 knots (36.1 km/h; 22.4 mph)
Complement: 521
Armament: 12 x 1 5.5 inch 45 call, 12 3 pounder, 4 maxim MGs, 2 18 inch torpedo
Armour: 3 1/4 " Armor deck, 9 " Turrets, 4" Turret bases, 2 2/3" Casemates, 10" Conning Tower

D'Entrecasteaux was a French protected cruiser launched in June 1896, completed in 1899. It was constructed at La Seyne in 1894.

Notes

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  1. Chesneau, Roger & Kolesnik, Eugene M., eds. (1979). Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1860–1905. Greenwich, UK: Conway Maritime Press.
  2. John Moore et al, Jane's Fighting Ships of World War I, Random House Group Ltd
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