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SUFFREN (D-602) class

Country of Origin: France

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 Name          Pendant    Launched        Commissioned     Status
 SUFFREN       D-602      May 15, 1965    July 20, 1967    Stricken
 DUQUESNE      D-603      Feb. 11, 1966   April 1, 1970    Active


These two ships were originally built as guided missile destroyers and were designed to operate with French aircraft carriers as fleet air defense ships. They are particularly notable for their seaworthiness and stability. They roll and pitch only...

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