French Frigates

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French Frigates.  Photographs and history of the frigates of the French Navy inclusding Le Corse Class, Commandante Riviere and Lafayette Class Frigates.  

NAME LAUNCHED FATE

Le Corse Class                          View Class

Le Corse (F761) 5th August 1952 Stricken 1975
Le Brestois (F762) 16th August 1952 Stricken 1975
Le Boulonnais (F763) 12th May 1953 Stricken 1977
Le Bordelais (F764) 11th July 1953 Stricken 1975

Le Normand Class                  View Class

Le Normand (F765) 13th February 1954 Stricken 1980
Le Picard (F766) 31st May 1954 Stricken 1979
Le Gascon (F767) 23rd October 1954 Stricken 1977
Le Lorrain (F768) 19th June 1954 Broken up 1981
Le Bourguignon (F769) 28th January 1956 Stricken 1976
Le Champenois (F770) 12th March 1955 Stricken 1975
Le Savoyard (F771) 7th May 1955 Stricken 1980
Le Breton (F772) 2nd April 1955 Stricken 1977
Le Basque (F773) 25th February 1956 Stricken 1980
L'Agenais (F774) 23rd June 1956 Stricken 1985
Le Bearnais (F775) 23rd June 1956 Stricken 1980
L'Alsacien (F776) 26th January 1957 Stricken 1981
Le Provencal (F777) 5th October 1957 Stricken 1980
Le Vendeen (F778) 27th July 1957 Stricken 1981

Commandant Riviere Class

Victor Schoelcher (F725) 11th October 1958 Sold to Uruguay 1988
Commandant Bory (F726) 11th October 1958 Extant 1995

ORIGINAL POSTCARD FOR SALE.  DONATED TOWARDS THE UPKEEP OF THIS SITE.

Commandant Bory

Original Marius Bar Postcard. Price ?12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PFD157

Amiral Charner (F727) 12th March 1960 Sold to Uruguay 1991
Doudart De Lagree (F728) 15th April 1961 Stricken 1991
Balny (F729) 17th March 1962 Stricken 1994
Commandant Riviere (F733) 11th October 1958 Trials Ship 1986

French Commandant Riviere Class Frigate Commandant Riviere (F733).  Taken from RFA Plumleaf, Gulf of Aden, November 1982.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM173

Commandant Bourdais (F740) 15th April 1961 Sold to Uruguay 1990

French Riviere Class Frigate Commandant Bourdais (F740).  Taken from RFA Brown Ranger, South Pacific, July 1974.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM174

Protet (F748) 7th December 1962 Stricken 1992

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Protet

Original  Postcard. Publisher Details Unknown. Price ?12.  Click here to order.    Order Code PFD150

Enseigne De Vaisseau Henry (F749) 14th December 1963 Stricken 1994

Lafayette Class

Lafayette (F710) 13th June 1992 In Service 2005

La Fayette at Malta.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  DPD009

La Fayette at Malta.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  DPD010

French Frigate Lafayette.  Malta, May 1995.

Photographed by George Mortimore L.R.P.S  Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  GM145

F710 FNS Lafayette arriving at Malta, 15th May 2003.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD012

F710 Lafayette at Malta.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD444

F710 Lafayette at Malta.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD445

F710 Lafayette at Malta, May 2003.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD763

F710 Lafayette at Malta, May 2003.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD875

Surcouf (F711) 3rd July 1993 In service 2005

Surcouf at Malta, 24th September 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD201

F711 Surcouf at Malta, September 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD606

F711 Surcouf at Malta, September 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD607

Courbet (F712) August 1994 In Service 2005

Courbet at Malta, 3rd December 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD202

Courbet entering Malta, 30th November 1999.

Photographed by Patrick D'Agostino. Copyright Cranston Fine Arts.  A reproduction of this original photo  size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  . Order Code  PD203

Aconit (F713) 1999 In service 2005
Guepratte (F714) 2001 In service 2005