Allied Warships

Submarines

Redoutable class

17 ships


The submarine FR Fresnel of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeSubmarine
Displacement1384 / 2080 BRT 
Length92 metres 
Complement4 officers + 59 men 
Armament1 3.9" gun.
1 37 mm AA.
1 13 mm AA.
9 21.7" torpedo tubes.
2 15.7" torpedo tubes. 
Max speed17 / 10 knots (surfaced/submerged)
EnginesDiesel / electric, 2 shafts 
Power6000 BHP / 2000 SHP  (surfaced/submerged)
Notes on class 


All ships of the Redoutable class


French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

Achéron
Achille Lost on 18 Jun 1940
Actéon Lost on 8 Nov 1942
Ajax Lost on 24 Sep 1940
Archimede
Argo
Fresnel
Henri Poincaré
Monge Lost on 8 May 1942
Pascal Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Pasteur Lost on 18 Jun 1940
Pégase
Persée Lost on 23 Sep 1940
Poncelet Lost on 7 Nov 1940
Protée Lost on 29 Dec 1943
Redoutable
Vengeur Lost on 27 Nov 1942


17 Submarines of the Redoutable class. 10 of them were lost.

See all Submarine classes.


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