French frigate Duguay-Trouin (D 611)


French frigate Duguay-Trouin (D 611)
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The hull of the ex-frigate Duguay-Trouin is used as a breakwater on the waters of the École Navale in Lanvéoc-Poulmic.
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Namesake: René Duguay-Trouin
Builder: Lorient arsenal
Laid down: 25 February 1971
Launched: 1 June 1973
Commissioned: 17 September 1975
Decommissioned: 13 July 1999
Homeport: Brest
Fate: Decommissioned
General characteristics
Class and type: Tourville class frigate
Displacement: 4580 tonnes (6100 tonnes fully loaded)
Length: 152.75 m
Beam: 15.80 m
Draught: 6.60 m
Propulsion:

2 Rateau steam turbines, double reduction
4 multitubular boilers
Fuel: Gazoil
Propellers : 2 fixed propellers

Power : 58000 hp (42630 kW)
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h)
Range:

1900 nautical miles (3500 km) at 30 knots (56 km/h)

4500 nautical miles (8300 km) and 18 knots (33 km/h)
Complement:

24 officers
160 non-commissioned officers

115 men
Sensors and
processing systems:

Detection

  • 1 DRBV 51B surface sentry radar
  • 1 DRBV 26A air sentry radar
  • 1 DRBC 32D targeting radar
  • 2 DRBN 34 navigation radars
  • 1 DUBV 23 hull sonar
  • 1 ETBF DSBV 62C sonar
  • 1 DSBX 1 tugged sonar
  • 1 Syva torpedo alert system

Tactical information

  • SENIT 3
  • SEAO/OPSMER

Transmissions

  • HF, UHF, VHF and SHF liaison systems
  • Syracuse 2
  • Inmarsat
  • Link 11
Electronic warfare
and decoys:

1 ARBB 32 jammer
1 ARBR 16 radar interceptor
2 Syllex decoy launchers

bubble belt
Armament:

Anti-air

  • 1 Crotale EDIR system (8 missiles on launcher, 18 in magazine)
  • 2 x 100 mm turrets (1968 model)
  • 2 x 20 mm cannons
  • 4 x 12.7 mm machine guns

Anti-surface

  • 6 Exocet MM38 anti-ship missiles launchers

Anti-submarine

  • 2 x L5 torpedoe launchers, 10 torpedoes on board (L5 mod 4)
Aircraft carried: 2 Lynx WG13

The Duguay-Trouin is a F67 type large high-sea frigates of the French Marine Nationale specialised in anti-submarine warfare, though it also has anti-air and anti-surface capabilities. She was the 10th French vessel named after the XVIIth Century privateer René Duguay-Trouin.

She was decommissioned on 13 July 1999 and is used as a harbour wave-breaker protection.


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