Allied Warships

Heavy cruisers

Suffren class

4 ships

The heavy cruiser FR Suffren of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeHeavy cruiser
Displacement11000 BRT 
Length196 meters 
Complement605 men 
Armament8 8"/50 guns (4x2).
8 3"/55 AA guns (8x1).
8 37mm AA (4x2).
12 13mm AA (3x4).
6 21.7" torpedo tubes (2x3).
3 (Suffren 2) aircraft, 2 catapults. 
Max speed31 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 3 shafts 
Power90000 SHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Suffren class

French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

Colbert Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Foch Lost on 27 Nov 1942

4 Heavy cruisers of the Suffren class. 2 of them were lost.

See all Heavy cruiser classes.

Books dealing with this subject include:

Return to the Allied Warships section