La Galissonniere Class

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La Galissonni?e Class cruisers.  History and photographs of La Galissonniere Class cruisers including La Galissonniere, Jean de Vienne, Marseillaise, Gloire, Montcalm and Georges Leygues, three of which were scuttled at Toulon in 1942.
La Galissonni?e 18th November 1933 Scuttled at Toulon on 27th November 1942. Raised by the Italian Navy in 1943 but sunk again in August 1944 before she was ready.
Jean de Vienne 31st July 1935 Scuttled at Toulon on 27th November 1942. Raised by the Italian Navy in 1943 but sunk again in November 1943 before she was ready.
Marseillaise 17th July 1935 Scuttled at Toulon on 27th November 1942. 
Gloire 28th September 1935 Sold for scrapping in January 1958.
Montcalm 26th October 1935 Scrapped in 1970.
Georges Leygues 24th March 1936 Sold for scrapping in November 1959.

La Galissonniere

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La Galissonniere

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The Jean de Vienne and La Galissonniere pictured 27th November 1942

Jean de Vienne

The Jean de Vienne and La Galissonniere pictured 27th November 1942

Marseillaise

Marseillaise.

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The Marseillaise pictured 27th November 1942

Gloire

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Gloire, May 1953.

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Gloire

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Gloire

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Montcalm

Montcalm.

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Montcalm, May 1963.

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The French Cruiser Montcalm photographed in 1935.

Image Courtesy of Carl Proctor

Montcalm.  Photo sent in by Jean Gillet

Georges Leygues

Georges Leygues.  Photo sent in by Jean Gillet

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Georges Leygues

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