French frigate Duguay-Trouin (D 611)

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Dugay-Trouin.jpg
The hull of the ex-frigate Duguay-Trouin is used as a breakwater on the waters of the École Navale in Lanvéoc-Poulmic.
History
France
Name: Duguay-Trouin
Namesake: René Duguay-Trouin
Builder: Lorient arsenal
Laid down: 25 February 1971
Launched: 1 June 1973
Commissioned: 17 September 1975
Decommissioned: 13 July 1999
Homeport: Brest
Identification: D 611
Status: Decommissioned
General characteristics
Class and type: Tourville-class frigate
Displacement: 4580 tonnes (6100 tonnes fully loaded)
Length: 152.75 m (501.1 ft)
Beam: 15.80 m (51.8 ft)
Draught: 6.60 m (21.7 ft)
Installed power: 58,000 hp (43,000 kW)
Propulsion:
  • 2 Rateau steam turbines, double reduction
  • 4 multitubular boilers
  • Fuel: Gazoil
  • Propellers : 2 fixed propellers
Speed: 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)
Range:
  • 1,900 nmi (3,500 km; 2,200 mi) at 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
  • 4,500 nmi (8,300 km; 5,200 mi) at 18 knots (33 km/h; 21 mph)
Complement:
  • 24 officers
  • 160 non-commissioned officers
  • 115 men
Sensors and
processing systems:
  • Detection
    • 1 DRBV 51B surface sentry radar
    • 1 DRBV 26A air sentry radar
    • 1 DRBC 32D targeting radar
    • 2 DRBN 34 navigation radars
    • 1 DUBV 23 hull sonar
    • 1 ETBF DSBV 62C sonar
    • 1 DSBX 1 tugged sonar
    • 1 Syva torpedo alert system
  • Tactical information
    • SENIT 3
    • SEAO/OPSMER
  • Transmissions
    • HF, UHF, VHF and SHF liaison systems
    • Syracuse 2
    • Inmarsat
    • Link 11
Electronic warfare
& decoys:
  • 1 ARBB 32 jammer
  • 1 ARBR 16 radar interceptor
  • 2 Syllex decoy launchers
  • bubble belt
Armament:
  • Anti-air
    • 1 Crotale EDIR system (8 missiles on launcher, 18 in magazine)
    • 2 × 100 mm turrets (1968 model)
    • 2 × 20 mm cannons
    • 4 × 12.7 mm machine guns
  • Anti-surface
    • 6 Exocet MM38 anti-ship missiles launchers
  • Anti-submarine
    • 2 × L5 torpedo launchers, 10 torpedoes on board (L5 mod 4)
Aircraft carried: 2 Lynx WG13

Duguay-Trouin is a F67 type large high-sea frigate of the French Marine Nationale specialised in anti-submarine warfare, though it also has anti-air and anti-surface capabilities. She was the 10th French vessel named after the 17th century privateer René Duguay-Trouin.

She was decommissioned on 13 July 1999 and is used as a harbour wave-breaker protection.