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French submarine Amiral Bourgois
Class overview
Name: Amiral Bourgois
Operators:  French Navy
Preceded by: Mariotte
Succeeded by: Charles Brun
Built: 1908–14
In commission: 1914–19
Completed: 1
Scrapped: 1
Career (France)
Name: Amiral Bourgois
Builder: Arsenal de Rochefort
Laid down: 19 May 1908
Launched: 25 November 1912
Completed: 7 August 1914
Struck: 12 November 1919
Identification: Pennant number: Q82
Fate: Sold for scrap, 25 June 1927
General characteristics (as built)
Type: Submarine
Displacement:
  • 580 t (571 long tons) (surfaced)
  • 746 t (734 long tons) (submerged)
Length: 56.2 m (184 ft 5 in) (o/a)
Beam: 5.52 m (18 ft 1 in) (deep)
Draft: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
Installed power:
  • 1,400 PS (1,000 kW; 1,400 bhp) (diesels)
  • 1,000 PS (740 kW; 990 bhp) (electric motors)
Propulsion:
  • 2 × shafts; 2 × diesel engines
  • 2 × electric motors
  • Speed:
  • 13.85 knots (25.65 km/h; 15.94 mph) (surfaced)
  • 8.65 knots (16.02 km/h; 9.95 mph) (submerged)
  • Range:
  • 2,500 nmi (4,600 km; 2,900 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph) (surfaced)
  • 100 nmi (190 km; 120 mi) at 5 knots (9.3 km/h; 5.8 mph) (submerged)
  • Complement: 25 officers and crewmen
    Armament:

    Amiral Bourgois was the only submarine of her class built for the French Navy during the first decade of the 20th century.

    Citations

    Bibliography

    • Couhat, Jean Labayle (1974). French Warships of World War I. London: Ian Allen. ISBN 0-7110-0445-5. 
    • Gardiner, Robert & Gray, Randal (1985). Conway's All The World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. London: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-245-5. 
    • Garier, Gérard (2002) (in French). A l'épreuve de la Grande Guerre. L'odyssée technique et humaine du sous-marin en France. 3–2. Bourg-en-Bresse, France: Marines édition. ISBN 2-909675-81-5. 
    • Garier, Gérard (1998) (in French). Des Émeraude (1905-1906) au Charles Brun (1908–1933). L'odyssée technique et humaine du sous-marin en France. 2. Bourg-en-Bresse, France: Marines édition. ISBN 2-909675-34-3. 

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