french Marine Nationale Française - French Navy Astrolabe (+1944)
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general
nationality french
purpose utility
type hydrographic ship
propulsion steam
date built 1918
status
unknown
details
weight (tons) 315  grt
dimensions 43.5 x 7.3 x 3.6 m
engine 1 stea engine, 2 boilers, 1 screw
armament Canons - Guns 2 x 47 mm
power 460  h.p.
speed 10  knots
about the loss
cause lost air raid
date lost 26/02/1944  [dd/mm/yyyy]
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Forges & Chantiers De La Mediterranee
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Marine Nationale Française - French Navy
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no. of crew 32
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[1] Cressman R. J., Official Chronology of the U.S. Navy in WWII
[2]  history.navy.mil
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entered 01/11/2009
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Avec4301/01/2014Chalutier trnsformmé pourlaMarine française en bâtiment hydrographique affecté au Maroc, puis en Indochine à partiir de 1934. 26.02.1944: coulé à Tourane (Vietnam) par des bombardiers américains

Trawler converted for the French Navy int hydrographic vessel assigned to Morocco, then in Indochina from 1934. 26.02.1944: unk in Turan (Vietnam) by American bombers

aArrastrero convertido en buque hidrográfico para la Marina francesa asignado a Marruecos, y en Indochina a partir de 1934. 26.02.1944: hundido eñ Turan (Vietnam) por bombarderos americanos

Arrastão convertido em avio hidrográfico para a Marinha francesa atribuída ao Marrocos, em seguida, na Indochina a partir de 1934. 26..02.1944: afundado em Turan (Vietnã) por bombardeiros americanos
Lettens Jan01/11/2009On February 26th 1944, USAAF B-25s (14th Air Force) attack shipping in port of Tourane, French Indochina. The air force sinks the Vichy French surveying vessel Astrolabe and dredging ship Gilmot, 16°04´N, 108°13´E.
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 Forges & Chantiers De La Mediterranee
1853: Débute par un chantier naval à La Seyne. 1872: acquiert chantiers etfabrique de moteurs au Havre. Sites de production détruits pendant la 2° guerre mondiale. Après guerre, subit reconstruction et modernisation, mais cesse ses activités en 1966

1853: Begins with a shipyard in La Seyne. 1872: acquires sites and engines manufactures in Le Havre. Production facilities destroyed during the WWII. After the war, underwent reconstruction and modernization, but ceased operations in 1966.

1853: Comienza con un astillero de La Seyne. 1872: adquisición de astilleros y fábrica de motores en Le Havre. Instalaciones de producción destruidas durante la 2 ª Guerra Mundial. Después de la guerra, realizó la reconstrucción y modernización, pero cesó sus operaciones en 1966.

1853: Começa com um estaleiro em La Seyne. 1872: adquire estaleiros e fábrica de motores em Le Havre. Instalações de produção destruídas durante a 2 ª Guerra Mundial. Após a guerra, foi submetida à reconstrução e modernização, mas encerrou suas operações em 1966.

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