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The Joffre-class aircraft carriers were a pair of aircraft carriers planned by France prior to World War II. Only one of the two vessels was begun, and neither was launched before the project was cancelled in 1940.

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: Aircraft Carrier
  • Service Period: Never completed
  • Characteristics:
    • Length: 774 feet 3 inches (235.99 meters)
    • Beam: 80 feet 9 inches (24.61 meters)
    • Draft: 21 feet 8 inches (6.6 meters)
    • Displacement: 17,716 tons (Standard); 19,684 tons (Full Load)
  • Crew: 1,250
  • Propulsion:
    • 8 x Water tube boilers, 2 x Parsons geared steam turbine sets, 2 x shafts, 120,000 shp
  • Range: 7,000 nautical mile (12,964 km) at 15 knots (27.78 km/h)
  • Speed: 33.5 knots (62.04 km/h)
  • Armament
    • 4 x twin mount 130mm dual purpose naval guns
    • 4 x twin mount 37mm anti aircraft guns
    • 7 x quad mount 13.2mm anti aircraft machine guns
  • Aircraft Carried: 40

Unit RunEdit

  • MN Joffre - cancelled
  • MN Painlevé - cancelled
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