Paris

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PARIS. French battleship.  Paris was built by  F/CH de la Mediterranee and launched 28th September 1912 and completed August 1914.   Paris was used in the Mediterranean along with her sister ships, saw service after the war. During world war two. On 11th June 1940 she was damaged by German  bombing at le Havre. and went to Brest for repairs.  She sailed to Britain and arrived at Plymouth.  She was sued as  a accommodation ship for Polish |naval personnel. After the war she was towed to Brest on the 21st august 1945 where she was used as a pontoon in 1950. until sold for scrapping  21st December 1955.

The Courbet Class French battleships were designed by M Lyasse. and were part of the 1910 naval programme, (Courbet and Jean Bart), with the rest as part of the 1910 naval building programme  

  Displacement: 22189 tons to 23,500 tons, normal  and a full load weight of 25,850 to 26,000 tons,  Speed: 20knots, (22 knots + during trials  )

  Range: 4,200 nautical miles at 10 knots,  or 1140 nautical miles at full speed (20 knots).  Compliment: 1085 to 1100.   Armament: Twelve  305mm (12-inch) main guns in pairs, Twenty two 138.6mm (5.4-inch) guns and Four 47mm. guns plus Four 450mm (17.7-inch) torpedo tubes  submerged.  They carried 100 305mm Shells for each gun,  and 275 shells for each of the secondary guns, Twelve Torpedoes and originally 30 mines.

Paris.

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Paris

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Paris during the First World War.

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Paris

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