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Gueydon-class cruiser
Montcalm
Gueydon
Class overview
Name: Gueydon
Operators:  French Navy
In commission: 1902 - 1935
Completed: 3
Lost: 1
Retired: 2
General characteristics
Type: Armoured cruiser
Displacement: 9,516 tonnes
Length: 139.90 m
Propulsion: 3 engines and 3 propellers, 21 500 HP
Speed: 21.4 knots
Armament:

2 × 194mm/40 Modèle 1893 guns
8 × 163mm/45 Modèle 1893 guns
4 × 100 mm guns
16 × 47 mm guns

2 × torpedo launchers
Notes: Ships in class include: Gueydon, Montcalm, Dupetit-Thouars

The Gueydon class was a class of armoured cruiser of the French Navy which were commissioned in 1902.

Description and History

Right elevation and deck plan as depicted in Brassey's Naval Annual 1906

Dupetit-Thouars was torpedoed and sunk in 1918. Gueydon was decommissioned in 1935 and used as accommodation at Brest, and was finally scrapped in 1942. Montcalm was decommissioned in 1926 and used as accommodation, renamed Tremintin in 1934, and was finally scrapped in 1943.

See also

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