Spahi Class

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Spahi Class.  French Destroyers of the Spahi Class.  Photographs and history of the French destroyers of the Spahi class, including Spahi, Hussard, Carabinier, Lansquenet, Mameluk, Ensigne Henry and Aspirant Herber.

Similar to previous destroyers but larger the Spahi Class. Well constructed destroyers but did not make good long range escort destroyers.

Spahi was built at F et Ch de la mediterranee and launched on the 3rd May 1908. along with her sister ship. lansquenet rescued  1162 men  from UC38 and torpedoed Cruiser troopship Chateaurenault. on the 14th December 1917 in the Ionian Sea

Spahi 3rd May 1908 Stricken December 1927
Hussard 12th September 1908 Stricken March 1922
Carabinier 10th October 1908 Sunk 15th November 1918, Scuttled while being stranded and fired upon by Turkish Guns off Latakieh in Syria
Lansquenet 20th November 1909 Stricken December 1928
Mameluk 10th March 1909 Stricken February 1928
Ensigne Henry 12th May 1911 Stricken June 1928
Aspirant Herber 30th April 1912 Stricken July 1930

Spahi

Spahi. 

A reproduction of this original photo / photo-postcard size 10" x 7" approx available.  Order photograph here  ? Walker Archive. Order Code PFD023

Aspirant Herber

 

Aspirant Herber.

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Aspirant Herber with Hospital Ship Sphinx at Malta.

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