French ironclad Amiral Duperré
Scale model on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris
|Laid down:||7 December 1876|
|Launched:||11 September 1879|
|In service:||21 April 1883|
|Out of service:||13 June 1906|
|Struck:||13 August 1906|
|Fate:||Broken up in 1909|
|Class & type:||Unique ironclad battleship|
|Displacement:||11 200 tonnes|
4 × 340 mm/18 guns
She served in the Mediterranean squadron. On 13 December 1888, during an exercise, one of her guns exploded, killing six. She was transferred to the Northern fleet in 1898.
From December 1906, she was used as a target. She was eventually broken up in 1909.
The Amiral Baudin class was largely designed by elaborating on her layout.
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