Allied Warships

Torpedo boats

La Melpoméne class

13 ships


The torpedo boat FR La Melpoméne of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeTorpedo boat
Displacement610 BRT 
Length81meters 
Complement92 men 
Armament2 3.9" guns (2x1).
2 37 mm AA.
4 13 mm AA.
2 21.7" torpedo tubes (1x2).  
Max speed34.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power22000 SHP 
Notes on class 


All ships of the La Melpoméne class


French Navy (more on French Navy)

Baliste
Bombarde
Bouclier
Branlebas Lost on 14 Dec 1940
L'Incomprise
L'Iphigénie
La Bayonnaise
La Cordeliere
La Flore
La Melpoméne
La Pomone
La Poursuivante


Royal Dutch Navy (more on Royal Dutch Navy)

HNMS Bouclier (H 20)


13 Torpedo boats of the La Melpoméne class. 1 of them was lost.

See all Torpedo boat classes.


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