Fleet Index – French Line

 

Ship

Maiden Voyage

Final Voyage

Gross Tonnage

Tampico/Guadeloupe October 24, 1854 August 1890 1,700
Caravelle 1855 1908 716
Vera-Cruz/Martinique 1855 1892 1,700
Cacique 1856 1881 802
Caraïbe 1856 1882 605
Insulaire 1861 1920 697
Floride/Colombie April 1862 1897 1,859
Louisiane April 14, 1862 December 20, 1875 1,859
Sonora 1864 1916 425
Washington June 15, 1864 February 4, 1899 3,205
Lafayette August 24, 1864 March 23, 1905 3,375
Guyane 1865 1889 940
Émile 1866 November 6, 1915 966
Picardie 1865 January 11, 1883 1,703
Atlantique/Impératrice Éugenie/Amérique February 16, 1865 January 28, 1895 3,400
Europe May 3, 1865 April 10, 1874 3,200
France June 1865 July 1910 3,200
Nouveau Monde/Labrador October 16, 1865 1905 3,200
Darien 1866 1870 909
Malvina 1866 1910 898
Panama/Canada 1866 1908 3,400
Péreire March 29, 1866 1924 3,150
Napoleon III/Ville du Havre April 26, 1866 November 22, 1873 3,376
Ville de Paris May 25, 1866 October 28, 1900 3,014
Saint-Laurent October 11, 1866 1902 3,413
Colomba 1867 March 7, 1907 836
Caldéra 1868 May 1887 1,741
Désirade 1870 1906 1,452
Ville de Bordeaux 1871 1899 2,670
Ville de Brest 1871 1899 2,676
Ville de Saint Nazaire 1871 March 6, 1897 2,676
Afrique 1872 1911 1,227
Ajaccio 1872 January 25, 1900 1,228
Alice 1872 1917 860
Bastia 1872 April 17, 1900 1,227
Immaculée Conception 1872 June 10, 1884 1,227
Olinde Rodrigues 1872 1905 3,098
République 1872 1894 247
La Corse 1873 1910 1,226
Lou Cettori 1873 April 1906 1,228
Maréchal Canrobert 1873 July 7, 1892 1,228
Mohamed-el-Sadok 1873 December 22, 1886 1,235
Saint-Simon 1874 1905 3,090
Saint-Germain November 11, 1874 1907 3,251
Frédéric-Franck 1875 1917 1,026
Ville de Madrid/Ferdinand de Lesseps 1875 1911 2,920
Ville de Marseille 1875 1902 2,920
Vénézuela 1876 1911 955
Clapeyron 1877 1926 1,099
Provincia 1877 November 18, 1893 1,696
Saint-Domingue 1879 1923 1,048
Salvador 1879 1914 1,056
Alexandre Bixio 1880 January 21, 1905 2,175
Dragut 1880 1917 556
Flachat 1880 February 16, 1898 2,227
Fournel 1880 June 25, 1916 2,187
Kléber 1880 December 17, 1901 1,900
La Valette 1880 January 29, 1889 564
Le Chatelier 1880 November 13, 1890 2,277
Moïse 1880 1923 1,873
Mustapha-Ben-Ismaiel 1880 1906 556
Ville de Barcelone 1880 1914 1,861
Ville de Bone 1880 1931 1,937
Ville de Madrid 1880 1921 1,874
Ville d’Oran 1880 1921 1,936
Charles Quint July 3, 1880 July 8, 1888 1,562
Saint Augustin July 3, 1880 January 1, 1913 1,854
Abd-el-Kader July 6, 1880 May 1922 1,859
Manoubia July 24, 1880 April 7, 1899 1,080
Isaac-Péreire July 26, 1880 October 26, 1906 1,855
Ville de Tanger August 24, 1880 1921 1,066
La Nièvre 1881 1929 2,237
Ville de Naples 1881 1929 1,879
Ville de Rome 1881 March 22, 1898 1,879
Vendée July 1881 July 14, 1918 892
Ville de Sfax 1882 September 8,1928 1,537
Martinique 1883 1932 4,241
Versailles February 28, 1883 1914 4,247
Ville de NewYork/Normandie/La Normandie May 5, 1883 September 11, 1911 6,283
Jeanne-d’Arc October 1883 1923 1,716
Ville de Nantes 1884 1926 1,336
Ville de Tunis 1884 1923 1,966
La Champagne May 22, 1886 May 28, 1915 7,087
La Bourgogne June 19, 1886 July 2, 1898 7,395
La Bretagne August 14, 1886 1923 7,112
L’Algerie/La Gascoigne September 18, 1886 1919 7,395
Isère 1887 June 23, 1917 2,159
Le Morbihan 1887 1926 960
La Vendée 1887 December 24, 1888 960
Eugène Périere November 29, 1888 1929 2,078
Le Tarn 1889 October 26, 1917 1,678
Maréchal Bugeaud/Duc de
Bragance
1889 1921 2,078
Titan 1889 1929 296
Ardèche 1890 1925 2,716
Athléte 1890 1936 247
Bordeaux 1890 September 7, 1915 4,530
Le Calvados 1890 November 24, 1915 1,678
Le Gard 1890 May 26, 1918 1,678
Mogador/Maréchal Bugeaud 1890 1927 2,206
Villed’Alger 1890 1921 2,211
Ville de Mostagenam 1890 September 9, 1915 2,658
Aquitaine May 22, 1890 1906 8,242
Biarritz/Général
Chanzy
1891 February 9, 1910 2,295
Pauillac 1891 1899 4,332
Wilfred 1891 1926 3,005
La Touraine June 20, 1891 1923 8,893
Balata June 1892 1925 180
La Navarre November 21, 1893 1925 5,130
Lamentin 1895 1925 3,780
Aube 1896 1926 1,580
Montréal 1896 March 24, 1917 3,445
Québec 1896 January 24, 1917 3,445
La Dives 1897 February 1, 1918 1,825
La Somme 1897 January 23, 1943 3,100
Ohio 1898 1934 4,697
Arkansas 1899 1934 6,550
Mont Blanc 1899 December 6, 1916 3,121
Hermine 1900 February 16, 1917 3,799
La Drome 1900 1933 3,236
Marigot 1900 1934 4,985
Vauclin 1901 1934 4,404
La Lorraine August 11, 1900 1922 11,146
La Savoie August 31, 1901 1927 11,168
Imperial 1902 1916 3,818
Sénégambie 1902 1918 1,612
Volubilis 1902 January 1931 4,747
Leopoldina/Suffren June 6, 1902 October 1928 11,948
Macoris June 19, 1902 1935 5,879
Caracoli 1903 1928 4,838
Virginie 1903 1934 5,330
Montana November 21, 1903 March 22, 1928 6,053
Minnesota 1904 1934 6,118
Figuig January 1904 1934 3,655
Caravelle November 1904 1927 2,531
Mont-Ventoux 1904 1929 3,233
Saint-Ferréol 1904 1934 2,760
Taza 1904 1952 641
La Bourdonnais 1905 1934 8,287
Mexico 1905 1923 5,152
Hudson April 22, 1905 1930 5,558
Louisiane July 2, 1905 March 9, 1916 5,104
Saint-Laurent November 1905 1917 5,558
Californie November 5, 1905 1934 5,152
Vénézuela December 30, 1905 March 7, 1920 5,020
Caraïbe 1906 1939 2,847
Espéranto 1906 1945 209
Iowa 1906 1934 6,648
La Garonne 1906 1934 2,611
La Rance 1906 December 2, 1917 2,610
La Rochelle 1906 July 1935 844
Marie Galante 1906 1931 266
Point-a-Pitre/Guadeloupe 1906 February 23, 1915 6,586
Rousillon 1906 August 1930 8,819
Saint-Malo 1906 1915 1,243
Saint-Servan 1906 1934 1,243
Vaucluse 1906 1934 1,480
La Provence April 21, 1906 February 26, 1916 13,752
Savoie October 12, 1906 November 8, 1942 11,537
Floride 1907 February 19, 1915 6,624
L’Hérault 1907 June 23, 1916 2,299
Saint-Laurentdu-Maroni 1907 1951 344
Gatinais May 1907 1933 2,759
Bou-Regreg 1908 1919 353
Cacique 1908 February 20, 1917 2,896
Chimère 1908 1929 125
Finistère 1908 June 11, 1918 2,112
Fort-de-France/Pérou 1908 1934 6,599
Guyane 1908 1934 2,917
L’Aude 1908 September 9, 1915 2,232
Matouba 1908 1931 424
Sainte-Adresse 1908 1934 3,056
Saint-Raphael 1908 1935 1,715
Charles-Roux February 2, 1908 1936 4,104
Chicago/Guadeloupe May 30, 1908 1936 11,127
Texas September 1908 1931 6,674
Caroline/Jaques-Cartier December 26, 1908 1934 6,698
Azemmour 1909 March 3, 1918 928
Basse-Terre/Arcadie 1909 1934 3,108
Guatemala 1909 September 6, 1915 5,913
Honduras 1909 1934 5,903
Maroni 1909 February 24, 1916 3,109
Mayenne 1909 April 11, 1943 2,794
Niagara 1909 1931 8,590
Pélican 1909 1946 168
Suzanne 1909 1945 78
Carthage 1910 July 4, 1915 5,601
Lozère 1910 February 12, 1928 2,365
Rollon 1910 June 1940 152
Espagne October 5, 1910 1934 11,155
Martinière 1911 March 1955 3,871
Orégon/Pologne/Saint-Domingue 1911 1949 3,101
Timgad 1911 1939 5,232
Sainte-Maxime July 1911 January 13, 1944 2,860
Rochambeau September 16, 1911 1934 12,678
Saint-André 1912 1936 5,766
Saint-Joseph 1912 1934 5,736
Sonora 1912 1965 4,745
Picardie/France August 20, 1912 April 15, 1935 23,666
Antilles 1913 1937 2,073
Géorgie 1913 1934 6,670
Mississippi 1913 1934 6,669
Mistral 1913 1942 30
Pellerin de Latouche 1913 1937 8,217
Puerto Rico/Meknès 1913 July 24, 1940 6,786
Saint-Jean 1913 1934 5,681
Saint-Louis 1913 1934 5,818
Saint-Marc 1913 September 5, 1916 5,818
Duc d’Aumale February 1913 1950 4,452
Haiti/Marrakech 1914 1951 6,288
Flandre September 30, 1914 September 14, 1940 8,503
Biskra January 1915 1933 2,413
Nevada November 1915 July 19, 1942 5,693
Île de Cuba/Lafayette/Mexique November 3, 1915 June 19, 1940 11,953
Cantal 1916 1950 3,188
La Pérouse 1916 May 1955 9,717
Précheur 1916 1937 66
Oaklahoma 1917 1929 4,579
Illinois June 1917 June 20, 1940 5,896
Saint-Malo 1917 October 12, 1940 5,799
Ursus September 1917 1947 472
Capitaine Coullon November 1917 1935 1,325
Indiana November 1917 1952 5,617
Utah 1917 September 11, 1926 4,976
Pennsylvanie October 1917 December 7, 1936 5,879
Bonifacio 1918 May 4, 1943 3,566
Île Rousse 1918 July 13, 1943 1,471
Île de Batz 1918 March 17, 1942 5,755
Jacques-Cartier/Winnipeg 1918 October 22, 1942 8,379
Jura 1918 December 7, 1929 2,280
Minotaure 1918 1959 889
Angouléme 1919 1954 2,451
Cambronne 1919 March 1945 3,059
Graville 1919 1936 1,038
Île d’Aix 1919 1951 5,028
Île de Bréhat 1919 February 11, 1944 6,176
Île de Noirmoutier 1919 1950 5,703
Île de Ré 1919 1953 5,104
Île d’Oessant 1919 November 8, 1942 6,187
Limoges 1919 1962 2,256
Ontario 1919 April 1954 5,476
Saint-Tropez 1919 October 2, 1940 2,096
Orne January 1919 1956 2,139
Grandlieu February 1919 June 1944 3,290
Maryland March 1919 February 21, 1942 5,446
Oise October 1919 January 27, 1949 2,085
Vannes 1919 1954 2,609
Vermont 1919 October 15, 1939 5,128
Ardennes 1920 1963 2,275
Ariège 1920 1976 2,266
Carbet 1920 April 1943 3,687
Lamorcière 1920 January 1942 4,713
Michigan 1920 1963 6,419
Missouri 1920 1936 6,773
Oezzan/Miranda 1920 1958 1,095
Saint-Aygulf/Carimaré 1920 January 1943 3,744
Sèvre 1920 1948 3,689
Trois-Ilets 1920 1953 338
Arica 1921 November 6, 1942 5,390
Floride 1921 December 1, 1939 7,369
Gouverneur Général
Chanzy
1921 1963 4,384
Gouverneur Général
Grévy
1921 1944 4,565
Kentucky 1921 1936 6,614
Mostaganem 1921 April 18, 1943 1,942
Louisiane May 1921 October 13, 1939 6,903
Paris June 15, 1921 April 1939 34,569
De la Salle October 18, 1921 July 9, 1943 8,400
Alaska 1922 November 15, 1939 5,399
Balata 1922 1951 312
Capitaine Winckler 1922 February 9, 1941 2,018
Gouverneur Général
de Gueydon
1922 May 7, 1943 4,384
Gouverneur Général
Jonnart
1922 1948 4,513
Lezardreiux 1922 1952 934
Penthièvre 1922 March 2, 1943 2,382
Bretagne September 1922 October 14, 1939 10,171
Avreyon 1923 February 8, 1944 4,785
Cassidaigne 1923 September 13, 1940 1,544
Fred Scamaroni 1923 1956 1,922
Cuba May 5, 1923 April 6, 1945 11,347
Enseigne Maurice Préhac 1924 July 25, 1942 4,577
Gascoigne 1924 1955 5,184
Gilbert 1924 1945 24
Suffren/De Grasse August 21, 1924 March 17, 1962 17,759
Arizona 1925 April 17, 1944 5,398
Île de France June 22, 1927 February 26, 1959 43,153
Bernard 1928 1952 41
Kulmerland 1928 August 1944 7,363
Loire 1928 November 12, 1939 4,285
Cyrnos 1929 1966 2,406
Saint-Bertrand 1929 September 1958 5,522
Saint-Clair 1929 September 24, 1941 3,753
President Dal Piaz May 25, 1929 June 26, 1944 4,866
Villed’Ajaccio September 1929 1961 2,444
Orégon October 20, 1929 1955 7,706
Penerf 1930 April 14, 1943 2,151
Petite-Terre 1930 November 10, 1945 1,634
San Antonio 1930 May 5, 1943 6,013
San Diego 1930 April 6, 1943 6,013
San Francisco 1930 July 14, 1943 6,013
Washington 1930 1959 7,706
Wisconsin 1930 1982 8,062
Wyoming 1930 March 15, 1943 8,062
Liberté March 19, 1930 November 2, 1961 49,746
Lafayette May 17, 1930 May 4, 1938 25,178
Basse-Terre September 1930 June 3, 1967 1,555
Alabama 1931 1960 5,645
San José 1931 1957 6,013
San Mateo 1931 July 1954 5,947
San Pedro 1931 1960 5,947
Colombie November 1, 1931 1970 13,391
Allier/Caraïbe 1932 March 14, 1943 4,087
Ardèche/Marigot 1932 1954 4,087
Grand-Terre 1932 April 4, 1943 1,944
Champlain June 18, 1932 June 17, 1940 28,124
Caravelle February 1933 October 12, 1968 1,370
Martinique October 1933 November 1963 1,416
Guyane September 1934 February 15, 1944 1,794
Fort de France 1935 1968 4,279
Fort Royal 1935 1968 4,279
Normandie May 29, 1935 August 31, 1939 79,280
Ville d’Alger June 25, 1935 July 1968 10,172
Guadeloupe 1936 March 6, 1963 2,676
Fort Richepanse 1936 September 3, 1941 3,485
Sampiéro Corso 1936 1968 4,041
Ville d’Oran October 17, 1936 1966 10,172
Ésterel 1937 March 1970 3,165
Cap-Pinède 1938 1969 1,320
Charles-Plumier 1938 1968 4,504
Maurienne 1938 1962 3,259
Quercy 1938 1965 3,128
Barfleur September 1938 January 1967 3,259
Indochinois 1939 1963 6,966
Bélain d’Esnambuc 1940 February 18, 1943 2,956
Calédonien June 1940 January 31, 1943 7,960
Chéliff 1940 1972 798
Berniéres 1942 April 21, 1963 7,176
Dieppe 1942 February 23, 1954 7,191
Grandchamp 1942 April 16, 1946 7,176
Mortain 1942 1968 7,176
Rouen 1942 1969 7,176
Sainte-Mère Églaise 1942 1968 7,176
Brest November 1942 1971 7,181
Administrateur en Chef Thomas 1943 December 23, 1950 7,083
Argentan 1943 1973 7,176
Avranches 1943 1970 7,176
Auray 1943 1971 7,176
Beauvais 1943 1967 7,176
Cherbourg 1943 1969 7,176
Plouharnel 1943 June 14, 1959 7,176
Saint-Lo 1943 1969 7,176
Saint-Malo 1943 November 28, 1966 7,244
Saint-Valeryen-Caux/Saint-Valery 1943 1967 7,176
Sein 1943 1971 7,177
Troarn 1943 1972 7,191
Trun 1943 1968 7,176
Isigny March 1943 December 22, 1967 7,176
Lieutenant J. Le Meur November 1943 1966 7,240
Bayeaux 1944 1969 7,176
Coutances 1944 1969 7,176
Domfront 1944 1967 7,212
Falaise 1944 1964 7,212
Lisieux 1944 1969 7,176
Vire 1944 1969 7,176
Matelot Becuwe January 1944 1973 7,083
Valognes January 1944 1966 7,176
Courseulles March 1944 1964 7,176
Ingénieur Général
Haarbleicher
March 1944 November 21, 1945 7,067
Bresle 1945 1974 3,807
Canche 1945 1968 3,807
Fort-Duquesne 1945 February 24, 1970 4,287
Fort-Saint Louis 1945 September 6, 1973 6,561
Pont-Audemer 1945 December 13, 1965 7,176
Pont-d’Evêque 1945 1971 7,176
Pont-en-Bassin 1945 1968 7,176
Saint-Marcouf 1945 June 5, 1963 7,176
Chef Mécanicien Durand 1946 September 1965 5,048
Ville de Bordeaux 1946 1975 6,687
La Hève September 1947 1973 4,310
Commandant Quéré 1948 1968 4,478
La Hague 1948 1974 4,310
La Coubre July 1948 1979 4,310
Méditerranée August 1948 1995 5,324
Atlas 1949 1989 2,035
Caraïbe 1949 1972 5,738
Carbet 1949 1972 5,738
Carimaré 1949 1980 5,738
Cavelier de la Salle 1949 1971 6,916
Désirade 1949 1979 4,061
Fort-Dauphin 1949 1985 5,038
Fort-Richepanse 1949 1985 5,038
Guadeloupe 1949 1979 4,061
Le Moyne-d’Iberville 1949 March 19, 1969 6,933
Saint-Claire 1949 1978 3,812
La Baule April 1949 1973 4,311
Wyoming April 5, 1949 1974 8,693
Martinique August 1949 1979 4,061
Washington August 4, 1949 1974 8,696
Chili 1950 1981 6,919
Sahara/Seine/Venta 1950 1973 2,049
Nina 1950 1976 863
Pinta 1950 1981 863
Saint-Maxime 1950 1978 3,827
Winnipeg January 20, 1950 February 1978 8,697
Virgine ORDER CANCELLED (8,600)
Equateur 1951 1979 7,267
Pérou 1951 1980 7,264
Safi 1951 November 2, 1979 1,164
Saint-Ferréol 1951 1979 3,812
Ursus 1951 Still in service 296
Pérou May 5, 1951 1974 6,919
Ville de Marseille/Maroc June 3, 1951 1973 9,576
Agadir 1952 December 20, 1974 1,165
Baltique 1952 1975 1,317
Fort-Richelieu 1952 November 1969 5,091
Mogador 1952 2003 1,164
Ville de Tunis March 4, 1952 1980 9,226
Flandre July 23, 1952 March 24, 1994 20,469
Commandant Milliasseau 1953 1990 586
Fort-Carillon 1953 1979 4,887
Fort-Desaix 1953 1979 4,886
Guyane 1953 1969 850
Antilles January 3, 1953 January 8, 1971 19,828
Ville de Montréal 1954 1980 2,381
Ville de Québec April 1954 August 20, 1972 2,381
Guyane 1955 November 23, 1979 7,062
Fort-Royal 1956 1979 4,732
Fort-Caroline 1956 1984 5,001
Fort-Saint Pierre 1956 1980 4,732
De Grasse May 30, 1956 August 27, 1980 18,379
Fort-Frontenac 1958 January 22, 1980 3,901
Fort-Niagara 1958 March 13, 1983 3,901
Magellan 1958 1979 9,186
Maryland 1958 1981 9,224
Saint-Raphael 1958 1979 3,610
Neva December 1958 1988 3,469
Chicago 1959 1980 8,166
Lens 1959 July 15, 1981 18,047
Longwy 1959 1982 18,047
Ville de Mexico 1959 1984 12,870
Michigan 1960 July 18, 1980 9,235
Mississippi 1960 1978 9,235
Napoléon January 1960 1988 5,564
Cleveland July 11, 1960 February 21, 1979 8,141
Loire July 20, 1960 1976 21,107
Fort-de France 1961 1984 5,014
Fort-Fleur d’Eppée 1961 1984 3,934
Fort-de Crèvecoeur 1962 1984 3,921
Fort d’Orleans 1962 September 15, 1980 3,921
France February 3, 1962 2006 66,348
Fort-Josephine 1964 1984 4,150
Fort-Trinité 1964 1984 4,154
Corse 1966 2000 4,555
Fred Scamaroni 1966 December 14, 1991 4,771
Languedoc/Rousillon 1966 2002 7,659
Provence/Comte de Nice 1966 2003 4,555
Suffren 1966 1986 9,848
Esterél 1967 November 25, 1980 1,276
Rochambeau 1967 1994 9,848
Anjou 1968 1986 8,718
Auvergne 1968 1987 8,718
Atlantic Champagne 1969 1985 15,351
Atlantic Cognac May 1970 1985 15,381
Fort-la Reine 1969 1993 9,873
Fort-Pontchartrain 1969 1994 9,716
Fort-Sainte Marie 1969 1998 8,554
Louisiane 1969 2012 4,522
Monte-Cinto 1969 June 16, 2004 2,080
Pointe Allegre 1969 1996 6,738
Pointe des Colibris December 1969 1986 6,738
Pointe Marin March 1970 1990 6,738
Barracuda 1971 Still in service 356
Grieg 1971 1985 3,990
(No name) 1971 1979 ?
Aunis April 1971 1985 8,718
Borodine April 1971 Still in service 2,656
Mont-Laurier 1972 2013 4,210
Mont-Louis 1972 August 28, 1984 4,210
Sibelius 1972 1999 3,990
Pointe Sans Souci November 1972 1993 6,561
Pointe-Madame 1973 1993 6,561
Champlain 1974 1996 68,705
Pointe-la Rose March 1974 May 1992 6,561

The French Line’s 10 Largest Ships

  1. Normandie (1935) – 79,280 gross tons
  2. Champlain (1974) – 68,705 gross tons
  3. France (1962) – 66,348 gross tons
  4. Liberté – 49,746 gross tons
  5. Île de France – 43,153 gross tons
  6. Paris – 34,569 gross tons
  7. Champlain (1932) – 28,124 gross tons
  8. Lafayette (1930) – 25,178 gross tons
  9. France (1912) – 23,666 gross tons
  10. Loire (1960) – 21,107 gross tons

Information source: ‘Merchant Fleets no. 30’ by Duncan Haws.

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