French ship Richelieu

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Four ships of the French Navy have been named in honour of Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal and Duc de Richelieu, considered to be one of the founders of the French Navy.

Ships[edit]

Ships of the French Navy named Richelieu
Ironclad Richelieu (1873) 
The Tanche, similar to the auxiliary submarine hunter Richelieu 
The battleship Richelieu (1939) 
The nuclear carrier Charles De Gaulle 

Notes and References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In French Navy parlance, an "armoured frigate" ("frégate cuirassée").

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Roche, vol.2, p.423
  2. ^ Roche, vol.2, p.128
  3. ^ [1]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours 2. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. p. 423. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.