Alger Class

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Alger Class Protected Cruisers.  Photos and history of the French Alger Class protected cruisers of the 1890's, including Alger, Isly and Jean Bart.

Displacement:  Alger 4,313 tons, Jean Bart 4044 tons, Isly 4406 tons. Speed: 19.5 knots, Compliment: 387 to 405 crew.  Armament: Four 6.4-inch Guns  later changed to  Quick Firing conversion.  Six 5.5 -inch Guns,  Two 9 pounder  and eight 1 pounder evolvers,  Five 14-inch Torpedo tubes AW.

Alger November 1889 Hulked 1911
Isly June 1893 Stricken 1914
Jean Bart November 1889 Wrecked on the Sahara Coast 11th February 1907

Isly

Isly. c.1903.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC019

Jean Bart

Jean Bart.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC075