French Navy / Marine Nationale

 

 

Cruisers

Class

Ship(s)   (year of commissioning)

 

 

De Grasse

De Grasse class Cruiser / Croiseur

(Gun Cruiser, later converted to CG)

C 610 FS De Grasse (1956)

 

FS Chateaurenault (cancelled)

 

FS Guichen (cancelled)

 

Colbert

Colbert class Cruiser / Croiseur

(Gun Cruiser, later converted to CG)

C 611 FS Colbert (1959)

 

 

First Rank Frigates (Destroyers)

French Navy doesn’t use the term “Destroyer” - Some large vessels are registered

and operate as Destroyers (with D- hull numbers) but they are designated “Frigates”

Class

Ship(s)   (year of commissioning)

 

 

Chateaurenault (2 ships)

INFO – Chateaurenault class Frigate

(ex Italian Regolo class light cruisers)

D 606 FS Chateaurenault (1942/48) (ex Italian Attilio Regolo)

 

D 607 FS Guichen (1943/48) (ex Italian Scipione Africano)

 

 

Surcouf (12 ships)

INFO – Surcouf (Type T 47) class Frigate / Escorteur d'Escadre

 

D 621 FS Surcouf (1955)

 

D 622 FS Kersaint (1956)

 

D 623 FS Cassard (1956)

 

D 624 FS Bouvet (1956)

 

D 625 FS Dupetit-Thouars (1956)

 

D 626 FS Chevalier Paul (1956)

 

D 627 FS Maille-Breze (1957)

 

D 628 FS Vauquelin (1956)

 

D 629 FS D’Estrees (1957)

 

D 630 FS Du Chayla (1957)

 

D 631 FS Casabianca (1957)

 

D 632 FS Guepratte (1957)

 

 

Duperre (6 ships)

INFO – Duperre (Type T 53) class Frigate / Escorteur d'Escadre

 

D 633 FS Duperre (1957)

 

D 634 FS La Bourdonnais (1958)

 

D 635 FS Forbin (1958)

 

D 636 FS Tartu (1958)

 

D 637 FS Jaureguiberry (1958)

T 56 subclass

D 638 FS La Galissonniere (1962)

 

 

Suffren (2 ships)

INFO – Suffren class Frigate / Frégate

 

D 602 FS Suffren (1967)

 

D 603 FS Duquesne (1970)

 

 

Aconit (1 ship)

Aconit (Type F 65) Frigate / Frégate

 

D 609 FS Aconit (1973)

 

 

Tourville (3 ships)

INFO – Tourville (Type F 67) class Frigate / Frégate

 

D 610 FS Tourville (1974)

 

D 611 FS Duguay-Trouin (1975)

 

D 612 FS De Grasse (1977)

 

 

Georges Leygues (7 ships)

INFO – Georges Leygues class Frigate / Frégate

 

D 640 FS Georges Leygues (1979)

 

D 641 FS Dupleix (1981)

 

D 642 FS Montcalm (1982)

 

D 643 FS Jean de Vienne (1984)

 

D 644 FS Primauguet (1986)

 

D 645 FS La Motte-Picquet (1988)

 

D 646 FS Latouche-Treville (1990)

 

 

Cassard (2 ships)

INFO – Cassard class Frigate / Frégate de Défense Antiaérienne

 

D 614 FS Cassard (1988)

 

D 615 FS Jean Bart (1991)

 

 

Forbin (2 ships)

INFO – Forbin class Frigate / Frégate de Défense Aérienne

(HORIZON - project)

D 620 FS Forbin (2008)

 

D 621 FS Chevalier Paul (2009)

 

 

Aquitaine (11 ships)

INFO – Aquitaine class Frigate / Frégate Européenne Multi-Missions (FREMM)

(FREMM - project)

D 650 FS Aquitaine (2012)

 

D 651 FS Normandie (2014)

 

D 652 FS Provence (2015)

 

D 653 FS Languedoc (?)

 

D 654 FS Auvergne (?)

 

D 655 FS Alsace (?)

 

D 656 FS Bretagne (?)

 

D 657 FS Lorraine (?)

 

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