Allied Warships

Large destroyers

Guepard class

6 ships

The large destroyer FR Guepard of the French Navy.

Technical information

TypeLarge destroyer
Displacement2436 BRT 
Length130 meters 
Complement209 men 
Armament5 5.5" guns (5x1).
4 37 mm AA.
4 13 mm AA.
6 21.7" torpedo tubes (2x3). 
Max speed35.5 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Power64000 SHP 
Notes on class 

French Navy French Navy ships of the Guepard class

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Vauban Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Bison Lost on 3 May 1940

6 Large destroyers of the Guepard class. 2 of them were lost.

See all French Navy Large destroyer classes.

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