Allied Warships

Large destroyers

Vauquelin class

6 ships

Technical information

TypeLarge destroyer
Displacement2441 BRT 
Length129 metres 
Complement10 officers + 210 men 
Armament5 5.5" guns (5x1).
4 37mm AA.
4 13mm AA.
7 21.7" torpedo tubes (1x3,2x2). 
Max speed36 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power64000 SHP 
Notes on class 

All ships of the Vauquelin class

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Cassard Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Chevalier Paul Lost on 16 Jun 1941
Kersaint Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Tartu Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Vauquelin Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Maille Breze Lost on 30 Apr 1940

6 Large destroyers of the Vauquelin class. 6 of them were lost.

See all Large destroyer classes.

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