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  • FR Argens (mod) class

    Landing Ship/Platform Dock
    ships



    1960    


    A class of 5x LSTs (bâtiment de débarquement de chars), only BDC Trieux and BDC Blavet were modified with hangars to carry Helicopters.

    Specifications

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    75crew
    170troops
    1400light (tn)
    4225full load (tn)
    102.10length (m)
    15.50beam (m)
    3.20draught (m)
    18500range (nm)
    11.50max speed (knots)
    2Naval Engine diesel

    Aircraft

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        Typical Max
    FR French Navy SNIA Alouette III 02


    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Shipyards

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    FR Chantiers de Bretagne - île de la Prairie au Duc2


    List of Ships

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    FRFrench NavyL9007BDC Trieux19601988
    FRFrench NavyL9009BDC Blavet1961--




    2 units


    Events

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    1958-dec-6LaunchedFR L9007 BDC Trieux
    1958-dec-6LaunchedFR L9009 BDC Blavet
    1959-dec-15Port VisitFR L9007 BDC Trieux noted at Lorient.
    1960-mar-18CommissionedFR L9007 BDC Trieux
    1961-jan-1CommissionedFR L9009 BDC Blavet
    1962-jun-11DeploymentFR L9007 BDC Trieux operating with BDC Argens, BDC Blavet, La Fayette and the Lest Chélif, assisted in repatriation of French nationals from Algeria.
    1962-jun-11DeploymentFR L9009 BDC Blavet operating with BDC Argens, La Fayette, Lest Chélif and BDC Trieux, assisted in repatriation of French nationals from Algeria.
    1966-feb-10DeploymentFR L9007 BDC Trieux noted at Mururoa.
    1968HomeportFR L9007 BDC Trieux to Tahiti, supporting the Centre dExpérimentation du Pacifique, frequently operating with Alouette III of 12S.
    1988-julDecommissionedFR L9007 BDC Trieux decommissioned at Papeete (became Q666) and later that year, sold for scrapping.
    1991Fate: scrappedFR L9007 BDC Trieux to Singapore for scrapping.






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