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List of submarines of France

Le Téméraire
Le Saphir

The submarines of France (French: Sous-Marins Français) include French nuclear attack submarines (French: Sous-Marin Nucléaire d'Attaque) and French nuclear ballistic missile submarines (French: Sous-Marin Nucléaire Lanceur d'Engins) of various classes, operated by the French Navy (French: La Marine Nationale) or operationally built in France.

Since creation, all French submarines were dependent of La Marine Nationale and are a dependent of the French Submarine Forces (French: Forces Sous-Marines Françaises) of France.

French submarines have for military orders, awards and decorations, their respective fanions.

In service

French Navy

French Navy
(Marine Nationale)
Naval Ensign of France
Motto: Honneur, Patrie, Valeur, Discipline
(“Honour, Homeland, Valour, Discipline”)
Command
Naval Ministers
Maritime Prefect
Components
Naval Action Force
Submarine Forces
Naval Aviation
FORFUSCO (Marine Commandos, Naval Fusiliers)
Maritime Gendarmerie
Equipment
Current fleet
Current deployments
Personnel
Ranks in the French Navy
History
History of the French Navy
Future of the French Navy
Ensigns and pennants
Historic ships
Historic fleets
Awards
Cross of War
Military Medal
Legion of Honour
Ribbons

French nuclear attack submarines

French nuclear ballistic missile submarines

Retired from service

1863 to 1903

1904 to 1919

1919 to 1944

Le Surcouf in 1935

1944 to 1971

1971 to 2008

Le Redoutable
L'Inflexible

See also

Notes

  1. ^ nuclear attack submarine Le Casabianca, Casabianca
  2. ^ not to be confused with Classe Armide 1804 (French: Classe Armide 1804)
  3. ^ Commandant La Sirène (1934–1936), Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967)
  4. ^ Commandant La Doris (1939–1940), Jean Favreul (1898–1940)
  5. ^ Commandant Le Souffleur (1936–1938), Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967)
  6. ^ Commandant Le Souffleur (1940–1941), Benoit Lejay (1905–1941)
  7. ^ Commandant Le Diamant 1933, Jean Favreul (1898–1940)
  8. ^ Commandant Le Rubis, Georges Cabanier (1907–1976)
  9. ^ « Georges Cabanier (1907–1976) – Le premier "Pacha" du Rubis »
  10. ^ Commandant L'Ajax (1937–1939), Jean Favreul (1898–1940)
  11. ^ Commandant Le Bévéziers (1940), Pierre Lancelot (1901–1957)
  12. ^ 1500-ton class submarine Le Casabianca, Casabianca
  13. ^ Commandant Le Poncelet, Bertrand de Sausssine du Pont de Gault (1903–1940)
  14. ^ Le Surcouf, Robert Surcouf (1773–1827)
  15. ^ Commandant Le Sucourf (1930–1933), Raymond de Belot (1899–1976)
  16. ^ Commandant Le Surcouf (1941–1942), Georges Louis Nicolas Blaison (1906–1942)
  17. ^ Commandant La Junon (1941–1943), Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967)
  18. ^ Commandant L'Eurydice, Bernard de Truchis de Lays (1936–1970)
  19. ^ Commandant La Minerve, André Fauve (1935–1968)
  20. ^ Commandant Le Redoutable, Yves Urbain Marie Lecointre (April 5 1932 – 1985)

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