Amiral Aube

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 Amiral Aube, French Armoured Cruiser. The Amiral Aube was built at Penhoet and laid down 1899 and launched may 1902 finally completed march 1904. saw service in World war One and finally taken off active in 1922 and subsequently broken up.

The Gloire class armoured cruisers were a improved version of the Gueydon Class Armoured cruisers. with a different layout for the secondary armament 6.4 inch guns. 

Displacement: 9534 tons . Speed: 21.5 knots,  Compliment: 615 crew  Armament: Two 7.6 inch M1893-96  guns, Eight 6.4 -inch Quick Firing M1893 -96 guns.  Six 3.9-inch Guns  18 3 pounder guns and Two 18-inch torpedo tubes. 

 

Amiral Aube

Amiral Aube at Cherbourg c.1905.

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Amiral Aube.

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Amiral Aube c.1904

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Amiral Aube at St Nazaire (Penhouet), 1903.

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Amiral Aube

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Amiral Aube c.1908

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Amiral Aube c.1904

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Amiral Aube - 1915

Amiral Aube c.1904

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Amiral Aube c.1908 ? Tony Davies

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 OTHER SHIPS IN THE SAME CLASS AS THE

Amiral Aube 9th May 1902 Taken off active in 1922 and subsequently broken up.
Conde 12th March 1902 Served in the Atlantic and took part in escort duty. She was part of the Atlantic Squadron. Taken off active in 1933 and used as a target.
Gloire 27th June 1900 Served in the Atlantic and took part in escort duty. She was part of the Atlantic Squadron. Collided with the US Liner City of Athens in May 1918 but was repaired. Taken off active in 1922 and subsequently broken up.
Marseillaise 14th July 1900 Served in the Atlantic and took part in escort duty. She was part of the Atlantic Squadron. She escorted the liner taking President Wilson back to America. Taken off active in 1929 and subsequently broken up.
Sully June 1901 Wrecked in Along bay , Indo China, 30th September 1905 all salvage attempts failed.