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Schematics of the Suffren class
|Preceded by:||Duquesne class|
|Length:||194 m (636.48 ft)|
|Beam:||20 m (65.62 ft)|
|Draught:||7.3 m (23.95 ft)|
|Propulsion:||3-shaft Rateau-Bretagne SR geared turbines, 9 Guyot boilers, 90,000 shp (67 MW)|
|Speed:||32 knots (36.82 mph; 59.26 km/h)|
|Range:||4,500 nautical miles (5,178.51 mi; 8,334.00 km) at 15 kn (17.26 mph; 27.78 km/h)|
|Complement:||752 (Suffren: 773)|
|Aircraft carried:||3 (Suffren: 2), 2 catapults|
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The four ships of the class were:
- Colbert, scuttled at Toulon during the scuttling of 27 November 1942.
- Dupleix, scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans and raised by the Italians on 3 July 1943. Sunk again during an Allied air raid in 1944.
- Foch, scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942.
- Suffren, disarmed and interned in Egypt by the British on 22 June 1940. Rejoined the Allies and rearmed on 30 May 1943. Decommissioned on 1 October 1947. Scrapped in 1974.
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