The Duquesne-class consisting of the Duquesne and Tourville, preceded by the Duguay Trouin-class and succeeded by the Suffren-class. Lightly built, hardly protected by armour but seaworthy good steamers able to maintain a huge speed of 30 knots even with just half power. 1. Duquesne-class consisted of the Duquesne and Tourville, preceded by the Duguay-Trouin class and succeeded by the Suffren class. Laid down at the Lorient Navy Yard, France on 14 April 1925, launched on 24 August 1926, commissioned on 1 December 1928 and condemned on 8 March 1962.
Jaarboek van de Koninklijke Nederlandsche Zeemacht 1929-1930.