List of submarines of France

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The submarines of France include nuclear attack submarines and nuclear ballistic missile submarines of various classes, operated by the French Navy as part of the French Submarine Forces.

Each French Navy vessel, including French submarines have for military awards and decorations their respective Fanions insignia.

In service[edit]

Nuclear attack submarines[edit]

Nuclear ballistic missile submarines[edit]

Planned[edit]

Retired from service[edit]

Each French submarine from Gymnote onwards when ordered/constructed was given a sequential hull number (prefixed by the letter 'Q'). The sequence included submarines built in France for foreign navies, accounting for several gaps in the 'Q' numbering below.

1863 to 1903[edit]

1904 to 1919[edit]

1919 to 1944[edit]

Surcouf in 1935

1944 to 1971[edit]

1971 to 2008[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Commanded by Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967) between 1934 and 1936
  2. ^ Commanded by Jean Favreul (1898–1940) between 1939 and 1940
  3. ^ Commanded by Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967) between 1936 and 1938, and Benoit Lejay (1905–1941) between 1940 and 1941.
  4. ^ Commanded by Georges Cabanier
  5. ^ Commanded by Jean Favreul (1898–1940) in 1933.
  6. ^ Commanded by Bertrand de Sausssine du Pont de Gault (1903–1940)
  7. ^ Commanded by Jean Favreul (1898–1940) between 1937 and 1939.
  8. ^ Commanded by Pierre Lancelot (1901–1957) in 1940.
  9. ^ Commanded by Raymond de Belot (1899–1976) between 1930 and 1933, and Georges Louis Nicolas Blaison (1906–1942) between 1941 and 1942.
  10. ^ Commanded by Jean-Marie Querville (1903–1967) between 1941 and 1943.
  11. ^ Commanded by Bernard de Truchis de Lays (1936–1970)
  12. ^ Commanded by André Fauve (1935–1968)

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