Linois Class

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Linois Class Protected Cruisers.   Photos and history of the Linois Class protected cruisers of the French Navy.  These ships including Linois, Galilee and Lavoisier were launched in the mid 1890's.

Displacement: 2285 tons,  Speed: 20.5 knots,  Compliment: 250 to 269 crew.  armament: Four 5.5 -inch Quick Firing guns,  Two 3.9 - inch guns,  Eight 3 pounder,  two 1 punder revolvers  Two Torpedo tubes except Linois which had four. also could carry 120 mines.  (except for Lavoisier)

Galilee April 1896 Stricken 1911
Lavoisier April 1897 Stricken 1920
Linois January 1894 Stricken 1910

One of the protected cruisers of the Linoir Class

Galilee

Galilee off Casablanca.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC189

Galilee.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC017

Linois Class protected cruiser Galilee Sent in by Olivier Lemoine

Lavoisier

Lavoisier.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC193

Linois

Linois at Toulon.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC018

Linois.

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFC025