Framée Class Torpedo Boat Destroyers Class Overview

Dimensions, machinery and performance

Length:
190' 7"
Engines:
2 Triple expansion
Beam:
20' 8"
Boilers:
4 Normand
Draft:
9' 10"
Shafts:
2
Displacement:
314
HP:
4,800-5,200
Speed:
26 knots
Crew:
48
Range:
2,050 NM @ 10 knots


Armament As Built
Number Carried
Type
Arrangement
Notes
1
65mm/50
Single mount
M1888-91
6
47mm/40
Single mounts
M1885 Hotchkiss
2
380mm (15")
Torpedo tubes
Single trainable launchers


Name
Builder
Launched
Completed
Framée
Ateliers et Chantiers de La Loire
St. Nazaire, France

Oct. 21, 1899
June 1900
Fate
Sunk Aug. 11, 1900 in collision with French battleship Brennus.

Location: 55 miles south of Ilha da Barreta, Portugal.

48 men, including the commanding officer Capt. Mauduit du Plessix, lost.
12 survivors.
Name
Builder
Launched
Completed
Forges et Chantiers de la Méditerranée
La Seyne-sur-Mer, France

Mar. 31, 1900
May 7, 1901
Fate
Removed from service Jan. 28, 1921, sold July 28, 1921.
Name
Builder
Launched
Completed
Ateliers et Chantiers de La Loire
St. Nazaire, France

July 20, 1900
Oct. 5, 1900
Fate
Sunk Nov. 3, 1916 in collision with British steamer Tevoit.

Location: English Channel, 10 miles north of Veulettes, France.
(50.00N-00.36E)

Casualties unknown.
Name
Builder
Launched
Completed
Forges et Chantiers de la Méditerranée
La Seyne-sur-Mer, France

July 27, 1900
July 1, 1901
Fate
Removed from service Oct. 1, 1920, sold Jan. 8, 1921.


Page published June 8, 2019