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Sister ships: BOUGAINVILLE, DURMONT D'URVILLE, SAVORGNAN DE BRAZZA, D'ENTRECASTEAUX, RIGAULT DE GENOUILLY, D'IBERVILLE, LA GRANDIÉRE (ex-VILLE D'YS), BEAUTEMPS BEAUPRÉ, LA PÉROUSE (cancelled)
Notes: Designed for colonial service, especially in the tropics, with an emphasis on habitability. All had flagship facilities and light bullet-proof plating to control positions. On trials, all averaged between 17.2 and 18.3 knots; AMIRAL CHARNER reached 18.9 knots. In service, all proved to be efficient and reliable. AMIRAL CHARNER scuttled in Indo-China on 10 March 1945.