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2)ANNAMITE A 09




Completed: 1940


Displacement: 630 tons, 895 full


Length: 256, 7 ft


Beam: 28,7 ft


Draught: 10, 9 ft


Propulsion: 2 × Sulzer diesel engines, 4,000 hp (2,983 kW), 2 shafts


Speed: 20 kts


Complement: 106


Armament: 1 × single M1892 or M1932 100 mm/45 gun or 1 × twin M1926 90 mm/50 guns
1 × quad 13.2 mm/76 AA gun, 2 × twin 13.2 mm/76 AA guns, 2 depth charge throwers, 1 depth charge rack.


Built at Arsenal de Lorient 1938, commissioned 1940, Annamite served at South Atlantic station Freetown. Took part in the great operation to rescue the survivors of the British Laconia. Sold to Morocco 1961 renamed El Lahiq.


 

 

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