Allied Warships


Richelieu class

2 ships

The battleship FR Richelieu of the French Navy.

Technical information

Displacement35000 BRT 
Length248 meters 
Complement1550 men 
ArmamentAs designed;
8 15"/45 guns (2x4).
9 6"/55 guns (3x3).
12 3.9"/45 DP guns (6x2).
8 37mm AA (4×2).
16 13mm AA (4×4).
3 aircraft, 2 catapults. 
Max speed32 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 4 shafts 
Power150000 SHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Richelieu class

French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

Jean Bart

2 Battleships of the Richelieu class.

See all Battleship classes.

French Battleships 1933-1970

Wayne Scarpaci

Books dealing with this subject include:

French Battleships 1933-1970, Wayne Scarpaci, 2009

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