Allied Warships

Large destroyers

The Mogador class large destroyer FR Mogador of the French Navy.

All Large destroyer classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


French Navy

 Chacal (6)1926 - 1940
 Guepard (6)1929 - 1931
 Aigle (6)1931 - 1934
 Vauquelin (6)1932 - 1934
 Le Fantasque (7)1935 - 1940
 Mogador (2)1939 - 1939

6 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Large destroyers



French Navy30 Apr 1940FR Maille BrezeVauquelin 
French Navy3 May 1940FR BisonGuepard 
French Navy23 May 1940FR JaguarChacal 
French Navy24 May 1940FR ChacalChacal 


French Navy16 Jun 1941FR Chevalier PaulVauquelin 


French Navy8 Nov 1942FR MilanAigle 
French Navy9 Nov 1942FR EpervierAigle 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR CassardVauquelin 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR KersaintVauquelin 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR L'IndomptableLe Fantasque 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR TartuVauquelin 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR VaubanGuepard 
French Navy27 Nov 1942FR VauquelinVauquelin 


French Navy7 May 1943FR L'AudacieuxLe Fantasque 
Free French Navy27 May 1943FFL LĂ©opardChacal 

15 Large destroyers lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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