French ship Richelieu

Four ships of the French Navy have been named in honour of Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Richelieu, considered to be one of the founders of the French Navy.

French Navy
(Marine Nationale)
Naval Ensign of France
Motto: Honneur, Patrie, Valeur, Discipline
("Honour, Homeland, Valour, Discipline")
Command
Naval Ministers
Maritime Prefect
Components
Naval Action Force
Submarine Forces
Naval Aviation
FORFUSCO (Marine Commandos, Naval Fusiliers)
Maritime Gendarmerie
Equipment
Current fleet
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Personnel
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History
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Future of the French Navy
Ensigns and pennants
Historic ships
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Awards
Cross of War
Military Medal
Legion of Honour
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Notes and referencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In French Navy parlance, an "armoured frigate" ("frégate cuirassée").

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Roche, vol.2, p.423
  2. ^ Roche, vol.2, p.128
  3. ^ "Nom du futur porte-avions nucléaire - Sénat". www.senat.fr. Retrieved 2019-08-17.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2007-08-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

BibliographyEdit

  • Roche, Jean-Michel (2005). Dictionnaire des bâtiments de la flotte de guerre française de Colbert à nos jours. 2. Group Retozel-Maury Millau. p. 423. ISBN 978-2-9525917-0-6. OCLC 165892922.