Allied Warships

Large destroyers

Le Fantasque class

7 ships

The large destroyer FR Le Fantasque of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeLarge destroyer
Displacement2569 BRT 
Length132 metres 
Complement10 officers + 210 men 
Armament5 5.5" guns. (5x1).
4 37 mm AA.
4 13 mm AA.
9 21.7" torpedo tubes (3x3).  
Max speed37 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power74000 SHP 
Notes on classThese ships were extremely fast, they could reach speeds well over 40 knots. 

All ships of the Le Fantasque class

French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

L'Audacieux Lost on 7 May 1943
L'Indomptable Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Le Malin
Le Terrible
Le Triomphant
Le Fantasque

Royal Navy Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS Le Triomphant

7 Large destroyers of the Le Fantasque class. 2 of them were lost.

See all Large destroyer classes.

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