French Navy – Corvettes and Patrol Ships

French Navy Corvettes and Patrol Ships Return to French Navy Submarines D’Estienne d’Orves Class (A69 type avisos) LOA 262′ TDISP 1,270 tons (17 built, 6 transferred to Turkey, most of rest of class is retired, service since 1976)
A fine view of Lieutenant de Vaisseau Lavallée F-790 underway, ca. 1991. NARA: US Navy Official 330-CFD-DN-SN-92-01852
D'Estienne d'Orves Class scrap Ghent 2015D'Estienne d'Orves Class Landevennec 2012 D’Entrecasteaux class Oceanic Patrol Ships LOA 210-260′ TDISP 2,300 tons (4 active, service since 2016)
D’Entrecasteaux visiting Fleet Base East, Woolloomooloo, Sydney, Australia, Dec. 2016. Credit: Inspector69r, CC BY-SA 4.0
D'Entrecasteaux class Concarneau 2017D'entrecasteaux class PV martinique 2020L’Audacieuse (P-400) Class LOA 180′ TDISP 480 tons (1 active, 6 retired, service since 1986) Used in overseas French ports.
La Tapageuse P-691, n.d. Credit: Marine nationale / Reynald Boivin, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
P400 class PV ConcarneauP400 class PVs Landevennec 2012P400 PVs Noumea, New Caledonia 2020P400 PVs French Guiana 2014 Albatros P-681 (1984-ca.2018) converted trawler formerly Neve (1967) LOA 279′ TDISP 2,850
Albatros P-681, ca. March 2013. Credit: franek2, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
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