French ship Borda

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Six ships of the French Navy have borne the name Borda in honour of Jean-Charles de Borda. From 1839 it has been a tradition that the main schoolship of the École navale, a repurposed capital ship, be renamed Borda in this role.

Ships of the French Navy named Borda[edit]

Ships of the French Navy named Borda
Commerce de Paris under construction in Toulon on 15 November 1806, by Antoine Roux
Valmy, by then renamed Borda, serving as a school ship 
Duguay-Trouin in Brest in 1901 
Borda (A792) 

Notes and References[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Roche, vol.1, p.79
  2. ^ a b Roche, vol.2

Bibliography[edit]

  • Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours. 1. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. p. 79. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922. 
  • Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours. 2. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.