Amiral Charner
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History
France
Name: Amiral Charner
Namesake: Admiral Léonard Charner
Launched: 7 October 1932
Fate: Scuttled 10 March 1945
General characteristics
Type: Bougainville-class aviso
Displacement: 1,970 tonnes
Length: 103.7 m (340 ft)
Beam: 12.7 m (42 ft)
Draft: 4.5 m (15 ft)
Propulsion: 2 Diesel engines 3,200
Speed: 17 knots (31 km/h; 20 mph)
Armament:
  • 3 × 138mm guns model 1927 (single mountings)
  • 4 × 37mm AA guns (single mountings)
  • 6 × 13.2 mm machine guns
  • capable of carrying 50 mines

Amiral Charner was a Bougainville-class aviso of the French Navy launched 7 October 1932. The ship was designed to operate from French colonies in Asia and Africa. On the night between 16 and 17 January 1941, she participated in the Battle of Koh Chang.[1] She was scuttled on 10 March 1945.

References

  1. ^ "La bataille de Koh Chang (janvier 1941)" (in French). NetMarine.net. Retrieved 20 December 2011.

2. Couhat, Jean Labayle (1971). French Warships of World War II. London: Ian Allan. ISBN 07110-0153-7.