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Le Redoutable - Cherbourg, Normandie, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member ArktiS
N 49° 38.877 W 001° 37.025
30U E 599830 N 5500407
Quick Description: Le Redoutable (S 611) [in English language: the "formidable" or "fearsome"] is a decommisioned French nuclear submarine.
Location: France
Date Posted: 8/6/2009 12:01:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM6YG1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member C4A
Views: 22

Long Description:

Redoutable class submarine is a ballistic missile submarine class of the French Marine Nationale. Le Redoutable (S 611), was ordered in 1963, built at Cherbourg, launched in 1967 and commissioned in 1971. Decommissioned in 1991.

Armament: 16 ea. M4 MSBS (Mer Sol Balistique Stratégique) strategic nuclear ballistic missiles, 4 ea. 533 mm torpedo tubes for F-17 and L-5 torpedoes, SM-39 Exocet submarine-launched anti-ship missiles.

Nowadays Le Redoutable serves as a museum and can be seen at La Cité de la Mer in Cherbourg, Normandy, France.

Opening hours and admission charges: Se the Home page La Cité de la Mer.

Link to Wikipedia Redoutable Class Submarine.

Type of vessel: Submarine of the Redoutable Class. Ordered in 1963, built at Cherbourg, launched in 1967 and commissioned in 1971. Decommissioned in 1991.

Admission? Cost?: From 0-18 EUR.

Date: 07/17/2002

Hours of use: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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