Allied Warships

Light cruisers

La Galissonniere class

6 ships

The light cruiser FR Georges Leygues of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeLight cruiser
Displacement7600 BRT 
Length179 meters 
Complement540 men 
Armament9 6.1" guns (3x3).
8 3.5" AA guns (4x2).
12 13mm AA (4x3).
4 21.7" torpedo tubes (2x2).
4 aircraft, 1 catapult. 
Max speed32 knots knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power84000 SHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the La Galissonniere class

French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

Marseillaise Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Georges Leygues
Jean de Vienne Lost on 27 Nov 1942
La Galissonniere Lost on 27 Nov 1942

6 Light cruisers of the La Galissonniere class. 3 of them were lost.

See all Light cruiser classes.

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