List of French cruisers

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French armoured cruiser Jules Michelet, carrying the General-Governeur of French Indochina, mooring in the harbor of Tanjung Priok, Batavia, April 1929
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Cruisers[edit]

  • Circé (1860)
  • Cosmao class
    • Cosmao (1861)
    • Dupleix (1861)
  • Armorique (1862)
  • Talisman (1862)
  • Linois (1867)
  • Châteaurenault (1868)
  • Flore (1869)
  • Hirondelle (1869)
  • Duguay-Trouin (1873)
  • Duquesne – struck 1901
  • Tourville – struck 1901
  • Lapérouse class
    • Lapérouse (1877) – wrecked 1898
    • D'Estaing (1879)
    • Nielly (1880)
    • Primauguet (1882)
  • Villars class
    • Villars (1879)
    • Forfait (1879)
    • Magon (1880)
    • Roland (1882)
  • Iphigénie (1881) - struck 1901
  • Naïade (1881)
  • Aréthuse (1882)
  • Dubourdieu (1884)
  • Milan (1884)
  • Belliqueuse (1865)

Armoured cruisers[edit]

Waldeck-Rousseau

Protected cruisers and light cruisers[edit]

  • Sfax (1884) – struck 1906
  • Tage (1886) – struck 1910
  • Amiral Cécille (1888) – scrapped 1919
The 1888 French cruiser Amiral Cécille.

Heavy cruisers[edit]

Helicopter cruisers[edit]