French ship Astrolabe

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Three French ships have borne the name Astrolabe, after the instrument astrolabe:

  • The Astrolabe of Jean-François de Galaup, comte de La Pérouse (1781), a converted fluyt
  • The Astrolabe of Jules Dumont d'Urville (1817), a converted horse-carrying fluyt
  • The Astrolabe (1986), an icebreaker built as Fort Resolution and renamed in 1988

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