Allied Warships

Submarines

L'Espoire class

6 ships

Technical information

TypeSubmarine
Displacement1384 / 2080 BRT 
Length92 metres 
Complement4 officers + 59 men 
Armament1 3.9" gun.
1 37 mm AA.
1 13 mm AA.
9 21.7" torpedo tubes.
2 15.7" torpedo tubes. 
Max speed19 / 10 knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / electric, 2 shafts 
Power7200 BHP / 2000 SHP  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 


All ships of the L'Espoire class


French Navy (more on French Navy)

L'Espoire Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Le Centaure
Le Glorieux
Le Héros Lost on 7 May 1942
Le Conquérant Lost on 13 Nov 1942
Le Tonnant Lost on 15 Nov 1942


6 Submarines of the L'Espoire class. 4 of them were lost.

See all Submarine classes.


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