Contra Torpilleur La Lance at Caen
Battleship Patrie with a destroyer Fanfare in the foreground.
Bretagne off Le Havre on 25 July 1921
Protected cruiser DAVOUT
Davout was a protected cruiser of the French Navy that was built in the late 1880s and early 1890s.
Chasseloup-Laubat was a protected cruiser of the Friant class built in the 1890s for the French Navy.
The uncompleted Jean Bart breaking out of her fitting out basin prior to June Armistice.
Algérie was a French heavy cruiser that served during the early years of World War II. One of the last of the so-called “Treaty Cruisers,” she was considered one of the best designs commissioned by any of the naval powers.
She was among the ships scuttled in the scuttling of the French fleet in Toulon.
Gun deck of unknown French steam frigate, 19th century.
M1833 boarding Cutlass’s prominent.
Batterie de 14cm du cuirassé Magenta
Iéna was a pre-dreadnought battleship built for the French Navy.
Completed in 1902, Iéna was assigned to the Mediterranean Squadron and
remained there for the duration of her career, frequently serving as a
In 1907, while docked for repairs, 120 people died and Iéna was badly damaged by a magazine explosion that was probably caused by the decomposition of ammunition propellant.