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"SURCOUF" CLASS
(Group D)
 


"Forbin"  D 635
- believe that this is the laid-up "Forbin" of the French "Surcouf" Class destroyers -
- photographed in Toulon 1982 -
(Photography by Karsten Petersen ©)

Completed: 1956. Displacement: 2750 tons standard, - 3740 full load.  Dimensions: 128,4 x 12,7 x 5,4 m., - Guns: 6 - 5", - 6 - 57 mm.
Propulsion: Steam turbines: 63000 bhp., - 34 knots.  Stricken in 1982, scrapped in 1999.
 


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Type C 70
 


1987-May-Frame 18
"Dupleix" D 641
Photographed in Augusta, Sicily 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)

Commissioned in 1981. Displacement: 3830 tons standard, - 4170 tons full load.  Dimensions: 139 x 14 x 5,7 m. , - 2 helicopters.
4 Exocet launchers, - 26 Crotale missiles (1 launcher), - 2 torpedo tubes, - Propulsion: CODOG, 2 gas turbines, 52000 shp., - 2 diesels, 10400 shp.
Speed: 30 knots.
 
 





1987-May-Frame 19
"Dupleix" D 641
Photographed in Augusta, Sicily 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 
 


1987-May-Frame 20
"Dupleix" D 641
Photographed in Augusta, Sicily 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 
 


1987-May-Frame 23
"Dupleix" D 641
Photographed in Augusta, Sicily 1987
(Photography © Karsten Petersen)
 

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