Naiade Class French Submarines

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Naiade Class Submarines of the French navy. These single hull steel submarines were designed by M Romazotti and ordered dander the 1900 naval programme, Built at the SArsenal de Toulon, Rochefort, and Cherbourg. The cost of each submarine was 365,000 francs (approximately).

Displacement: 70.5 tons surfaced and 73.6 tons submerged. Speed: 7.2 knots surfaced and  5.98 knots subm,erged. Range of 200 nm at 5.5 knots or 30 miles submerged at 4.1 knots.    Armament: 2  17.7 -inch torpedo tubes  Crew of 12.

Alose (Q33) 12th October 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Anguille  (Q32 ) 8th August 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Bonite  (Q19) 6th February 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Castor  (Q26) 5th November 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Dorade (Q22) 5th November 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Esturgeon  (Q18) 8th January 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Grondin   (Q31)  15th July 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Loutre  (Q25)  25th August 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Ludion  (Q24)  18th March 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Lynx (Q23)  24th November 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Meduse  (Q29)  15th June 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Naiade  (Q15)  20th February 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Otarie (Q28)  16th April 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Oursin (Q30)  26th September 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Perle  (Q17)  1st November 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Phoque (Q27)  16th March 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Protee  (Q16)  8th October 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Souffleur (Q21)  20th April 1903 Stricken May 1914  
Thon  (Q20) 18th March 1904 Stricken May 1914  
Truite  (Q34)  14th April 1905 Stricken May 1914  

Alose

Naiade class submarine Alose.

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Alose (Q33)

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Alose.

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Anguille

Anguille  (Q32)

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AnguilleFrom The Romance of A Submarine by G Gibbard Jackson

Bonite

Bonite  (Q19)

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Bonite.

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BoniteFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Castor

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Dorade

Dorade (Q22).

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Dorade.

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Dorade.

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Dorade.

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Grondin

Thon and Grondin (Right)From The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Loutre

Loutre (Q25)

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Loutre at La Rochelle.

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Ludion

Submarine Ludion entering Dunkerque. c.1908.

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Meduse

Meduse.

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Otarie

Otarie

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Otarie.

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Oursin

Oursin.

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Perle

Perle  (Q17)

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Phoque

Phoque c.1906.  Dunkerque

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Phoque with Otarie and Castor.

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Phoque at Dunkerque.

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Souffleur

Souffleur  (Q21)

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Souffleur.

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SouffleurFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Thon

Submarine Thon.

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ThonFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

Thon (left) and GrondinFrom The Romance of A Submarine (c1930) by G Gibbard Jackson

 

A Naiade Class submarine at Dunkerque. c.1908

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