French ship Beautemps-Beaupré (2002)

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For other ships with the same name, see Beautemps-Beaupré (ship).
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Beautemps-Beaupré, Brest 2012
History
France
Name: Beautemps-Beaupré
Builder: Leroux Naval
Laid down: 17 July 2001
Launched: 26 April 2002
In service: 13 December 2003
Identification: A758
Status: In service with the French Navy
General characteristics
Class and type: Oceanographic survey vessel
Displacement: 2125 tonnes standard, 3300 tonnes full load
Length: 80.64 m (264 ft 7 in)
Beam: 14.90 m (48 ft 11 in)
Draught: 6.20 m (20 ft 4 in)
Propulsion: Diesel Electric Propulsion : four diesel alternators and Mitsubishi electric motor (2200 kW) Alstom, 1 propeller of 3000 hp (2200 kW), 1 bow thruster 440 kW 2 reverse thrusters 220 kilowatts
Speed: 14 knots (26 km/h; 16 mph)
Crew: 50; 5 officers, 14 petty officers , 10 petty officers and sailors, 21 surveyor

Beautemps-Beaupré is a ship of the French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service, named after the hydrographer Charles-François Beautemps-Beaupré. It replaced Espérance, decommissioned in 2000. the vessel was launched on 26 April 2002 and entered service on 13 December 2003.