Allied Warships


L'Adroit class

14 ships

The destroyer FR Foudroyant of the French Navy. She was lost on 1 Jun 1940.

Technical information

Displacement1378 BRT 
Length107 meters 
Complement100 men 
Armament4 5.1" guns (4x1).
2 37 mm AA.
4 13 mm AA.
6 21/7" torpedo tubes (2x3). 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesGeared turbines, 2 shafts 
Notes on class 

All ships of the L'Adroit class

French Navy French Navy (more on French Navy)

Bordelais Lost on 27 Nov 1942
La Palme Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Le Fortune
Le Mars Lost on 27 Nov 1942
Boulonnais Lost on 8 Nov 1942
Brestois Lost on 8 Nov 1942
Foudroyant Lost on 1 Jun 1940
Fougueux Lost on 8 Nov 1942
Frondeur Lost on 8 Nov 1942
L'Adroit Lost on 21 May 1940
La Railleuse Lost on 24 Mar 1940

14 Destroyers of the L'Adroit class. 10 of them were lost.

See all Destroyer classes.

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