There were way more than 3 US ships at that battle (21 warships), the numerous planes dogfighting in the sky and relentlessly bombing are missing, the fire exchanges with the coastal batteries and their neutralization aren’t really shown, the brave sortie of the Primauguet, a Duguay-Trouin-class cruiser (yep the actual French CL Tier 4) with 3 Destroyers to engage head-on the Massachusetts and its escort isn’t represented at all, US losses aren’t talked about and the Massachusetts isn’t the one that sunk everything…. Eleven days later, CV Émile Barthes replaced Ronarc'h. But it was nonetheless a battleship-on-battleship engagement. [31][32][33][34], With the fate of the ship still in question, she left Casablanca on 25 August, bound for Cherbourg, which she reached four days later. The British destroyer HMS Vanquisher and two tugs met the ship at sea, offering to tow Jean Bart to Britain, but Ronarc'h declined the offer. In June 1956, Jean Bart went on a tour of French North Africa. On 5 November, Jean Bart steamed south to bombard Port Said, but she fired only four rounds from her main battery before the landing was cancelled. If you want a French BB trainer get Dunkerque or wait for Jean Bart B to go on sale at the end of the month. By 7 July, she had returned to the fitting-out quay in Brest for additional work. Heavy anti-aircraft (AA) defense consisted of twelve 100 mm (3.9 in) /45 Mle 1930 anti-aircraft guns in twin turrets. I was recently reading some history of "Operation Torch" in which the "Jean Bart" was put out of action by 16 inch gun fire from the USS Massachusetts. The Dunkerques carried their armament in two quadruple gun turrets arrayed in a superfiring pair forward of the superstructure, and the designers experimented with other arrangements, including combinations of triple and twin turrets, but the need to minimize the length of the armor belt (and thus its weight) necessitated a repetition of the Dunkerque layout. When he was young, Bart served in the Dutch navy under Admiral Michiel de Ruyter. Le nom de Jean Bart est un des plus populaires de notre histoire maritime. BB59 vs Jean Bart . Her secondary armament consisted of nine 152 mm (6 in) /55 Mle 1930 guns mounted in three triple turrets, arranged on the rear superstructure. [2][4], The French Navy awarded the contract for Jean Bart on 27 May 1936 to the Chantiers de Penhoët shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. [b] The ship accidentally grounded in the darkness, bending one of her screw blades, but the tugs pulled her free and at 04:45, the crew got Jean Bart's engines started. ► PANZERKNACKER – visit us on : http://pzk-forum.de/ ? Workers quickly cut away the deformed steel that jammed the main battery turret and it was back in operation at 17:24. 28,334 posts. Jean Bart: Maquette de l’Achille, vaisseau-frère du Jean Bart, exposée au Musée de la Marine à Paris. There, further modifications were made to the superstructure and the guns for her primary and secondary turrets were installed. Jean Bart was a French fast battleship, the second and final member of the Richelieu class. Unlike the French battleships that are equipped with two quadruple forward turrets, Lenin nicely fills the tier gap between the British Nelson and Japanese Izumo, and the Russian variant of this unique design shares many … This led to Operation Catapult, a series of attacks on French warships to neutralize vessels that would not defect to the Free French. Three of the 37 mm guns and six of the 13.2 mm mounts were installed, and these were the only usable weapons aboard the ship at the time of her departure, albeit only under local control as their director systems were also still incomplete. The keel for Jean Bart was laid down on 12 December, less than three weeks before the Washington Treaty expired. The radar was pronounced ready for service on 6 October. The dry dock used to build the ship was the newly completed Caquot dock, named for its designer, Albert Caquot, though it was commonly referred to as the "Jean Bart dock". This shell broke up on impact, but fragments nevertheless damaged the armor deck. [30], With the end of the war in sight by early 1945, the French naval command began to make plans for the postwar fleet. Jean Bart is generally viewed as better Richelieu, and for the most part, this is true.Sitting a tier higher than her sister ship, it would be unusual if Jean Bart weren't stronger in some form or another; in Jean Bart’s case, this means a general, all-around upgrade with a few unusual quirks to set her out from the crowd.. Jean Bart sits on the low end of health points for … In 1941, an improvised director was fabricated using a torpedo tube platform removed from the old destroyer Enseigne Gabolde as a base for a 14 m (46 ft) rangefinder. In all, the Battle of Casablanca took 8 days before ending when the whole French North Africa rallied the Allies, thus ending Operation Torch ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Casablanca ). Jean Bart's main battery didn't score any hits on Massachusetts, but an 8 inch shore battery in the same battle did. Most work on the ship was completed by 1955, when she formally entered active service, and she conducted two overseas cruises to visit Denmark and the United States shortly thereafter. The French Navy awarded the contract for Jean Bart on 27 May 1936 to the Chantiers de Penhoët shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. Naval vessels. [7] Following their defeat in the Battle of France, the French signed the Armistice of 22 June 1940, ending their participation in the conflict. Four 37 mm guns in twin mounts were installed in June, along with another pair of 90 mm twin mounts, but three of the four 37 mm single guns were removed. Jean Bart. By May, the forward main battery turret had been rendered fully operational and on 19 May, Jean Bart conducted test firing. On 1 August, she was reduced to reserve status, despite the reluctance of many in the naval command to see the funds and effort expended in completing the ship be wasted. best regards. I would think these would have violated the Hague and Geneva Conventions, but only if the cavities were actually filled with the gas cartridges. The ship remained laid up until 10 February 1970 when she was struck from the naval register, renamed Q466, and placed for sale. Her rudder and anchor chains were installed, and her double bottom was sealed. check the links in the info box for more, Jean Bart is 99% sure to come to the game from what i heard…. Jean Bart instead remained in Casablanca, where Free French authorities had already set about readying the ship for sea. Link to post Share on other sites. It then passed through the bottom of the hull, burying itself in the sea floor, where it failed to explode. She was powered by four Parsons geared steam turbines and six oil-fired Sural water-tube boilers, which developed a total of 155,000 shaft horsepower (116,000 kW) and yielded a maximum speed of 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph). In September work to ready the ship for combat as much as could be done with the limited material in Casablanca began. At 08:06, another salvo struck the ship with a pair of shells. C'était le septième Jean Bart de la Marine française, son prédécesseur était un cuirassé dreadnought lancé en 19111,2. Jean Bart was accordingly repaired as much as possible in Casablanca, thereafter spending the rest of the war as a training ship there. Her anti-aircraft armament was slowly strengthened as guns became available and a search radar was fitted in 1942. [17][18], Despite the numerous shell and bomb hits, Jean Bart had not been seriously damaged, though this was unknown to the Americans. She then conducted gunnery tests, and in May, she was assigned to the Groupe des bâtiments de ligne (Battleship Group) with Richelieu, though the unit was disbanded in 1950. The second proposal was less ambitious; the aircraft facilities were abandoned in favor of seventeen twin 5 in turrets, while the 40 mm battery would be increased to twenty quadruple mounts. The ships left on 1 November and reached Limassol, Cyprus on the 4th, where the paratroopers and frogmen transferred to amphibious assault ships. 30 posts Previous; 1; 2; 3; Next; Steve Crandell. The real life Jean Bart was completed late in 1955 but had a ridiculously OP AA battery; even moreso than Des Moines. The fighters strafed Jean Bart's anti-aircraft batteries to suppress them for the Dauntless attacks. Some consideration was given in 1964 to reactivate the vessel for use as a command ship during a series of nuclear experiments in the Pacific Ocean, but it was determined that the cost would have been too high, thus the cruiser De Grasse was used instead. MisterBassBoost. They were scaled up to accommodate a much more powerful main battery of eight 380 mm (15 in) guns (compared to the 330 mm (13 in) guns of the Dunkerques), with increased armor to protect them from guns of the same caliber. Commentdocument.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "adbcaa2b1d1557ee8b0752441739c840" );document.getElementById("f08eded755").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); World of Warships videos – replays, tips and update information. Jean Bart — promo premium Tier IX cuirassé.. Cuirassé de classe Richelieu, connu pour sa vitesse élevée et ses puissantes défenses anti-torpilles. One of her 16-inch shells also struck the floating dry-dock that held the submarine Le Conquérant; the dry dock sank, but Le Conquérant was not damaged and was able to get underway, only to be sunk by a … Shipwrecks and maritime incidents in November 1942, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=French_battleship_Jean_Bart_(1940)&oldid=1003210496, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 12 × 100 mm (3.9 in) anti-aircraft (AA) guns, This page was last edited on 27 January 2021, at 22:53. At a range of 22,000 meters, Massachusetts pounded Jean Bart for an hour and a half, disabling Jean Bart’s only operational turret, and sinking a pair of merchant ships. . cant wait to see Jean Bart and Richelieu in the game – what about you ? Close range anti-aircraft defense was provided by a battery of eight 37 mm (1.5 in) guns in twin mounts and twenty 13.2 mm (0.52 in) machine guns in four quadruple and two twin mounts. Besides that the Massachusetts fired some shells that missed the Jean Bart, but came so close to the ship that they damaged the ship under her waterline. 11,281 [WOLF3] HazeGrayUnderway [WOLF3] Members. Five days later, the US Navy agreed that the ship would be taken to the United States in September, which necessitated repairs to the steering motors. [41][42], She thereafter deployed with the French Naval Intervention Force during the Suez Crisis, Operation Mousquetaire, though with only her superfiring turret in operation. They objected to the cost and delays, along with the fact that the number of aircraft was half that of contemporary American and British carriers. June 26, 2017 at 7:42 am. Jean Bart increased speed to 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) and at 06:30, rendezvoused with the destroyers Le Hardi and Mameluk, which were to escort her to Casablanca. [38], She was finally pronounced complete on 1 May 1955, and that month she embarked President René Coty for a visit to Denmark, escorted by the destroyer Surcouf. She had only one of her main turrets installed, along with a handful of anti-aircraft guns. She moved on to … In place of the superfiring main turret, three secondary turrets, and the 90 mm mounts, she would receive thirty 5 in (130 mm) /38 caliber dual-purpose guns in fifteen twin turrets. Work on the ship's propulsion system was greatly accelerated: some 3,500 workers were assigned to the project, and in the span of a month, three of her boilers, two sets of turbines, two turbo generators, and two pumps had been installed, along with critical internal communications systems. Required fields are marked *. Are sister ship the richlieu has undergone the attack of the English. He ordered the open barbettes for the secondary turrets and the incomplete superfiring turret covered with concrete, and much of the hull was sealed. Naval career. The outer shaft screws were installed on 6 and 7 June, and her three aft boilers had fires lit for the first time from 12 to 14 June. Share this post. Jean Barthe est un joueur modèle qui a honoré les deux disciplines. The construction of Jean Bart and her sister ship Richelieuplaced France in violation of the terms of the treaty, which had limited the country to build 70,000 long tons (71,000 t) of battleships during the ten-year building moratorium. Jean bart is just part of the Dunquerque class, right? Both bombs caused serious fires that were suppressed by 20:00. The navy considered a number of modernization proposals to improve the ship's anti-aircraft battery or add guided missiles. 8,304 144. When in 1934 Italy announced that it would begin building two Littorio-class battleships armed with 380 mm (15 in) guns, the French Navy immediately began preparations to counter them. Gascogne itself is one of the biggest sacks of trash in the game. He received 250 shells of 380 mm. France used the Anglo-German Naval Agreement, which Britain had unilaterally signed with Nazi Germany (and in the process effectively nullified the naval disarmament clauses of the Treaty of Versailles) in June 1935 to dismiss British objections to the new ships. [36], Jean Bart participated in training exercises with the fleet off the coast of North Africa in May and June 1950. The main armored deck was 170 mm (6.7 in) thick, and the conning tower had 340 mm (13 in) thick sides. Jean Bart damage by 16 inch Shells from USS Massachusetts. By that time in the war, the US Navy had more than enough battleships and aircraft carriers to fulfill its operational needs and moreover, American shipyards could not easily reproduce the parts necessary to complete the ship according to any of the proposals; the US had only agreed to repair and modernize Richelieu, which had been in a more complete state than Jean Bart, after significant pressure from Britain. Massachusetts replied, silencing Jean Bart with five hits. He moved the ship to shallow water on 11 August. maybe tier 7 premium BB… cinematic about the Naval Battle of Casablanca. One faction, including Fenard as well as Admirals Pierre Barjot and Louis Kahn (the latter being the Chief of Naval Construction), advocated converting the ship into an aircraft carrier, while others argued that the ship should be completed as a battleship. ; Gunboat Jean Bart, which Admiral Hood … Lenin is the the first Tier VIII Premium Russian battleship to be introduced into Word of Warships, and the sixth all-guns-forward battleship in the game. The makeshift director did not work particularly well, so a triangulation system using observers aboard the ship and in two points at Dar Bouazza and Sidi Abderrahman to direct the ship's guns was improvised. In July, Kahn prepared a proposal that would have produced a carrier with a capacity of forty aircraft (and fourteen spares), armed with a battery of sixteen 130 mm (5.1 in) anti-aircraft guns in twin mounts, and protected with an armored flight deck that was 90 mm thick. She is to Massachusetts what Bourgogne is to Jean Bart -- more of the same, buffed and stuffed into a higher tier. An American covering force that included the battleship Massachusetts (armed with nine 406 mm (16 in) guns), the aircraft carriers Ranger and Suwanee, and three heavy cruisers led the invasion fleet that landed near Casablanca; the Americans hoped the French defenders would quickly surrender and defect to the Free French. The first struck the operational main battery turret, pushing the front glacis down and jamming the turret, and the second hit the superfiring barbette. The design staff considered 380 and 406 mm (16 in) guns, but the latter could not be incorporated in a design that remained within the 35,000 long tons (35,560 t) limit imposed by the Washington Naval Treaty and was quickly discarded. Nevertheless, the shipyard workers in Casablanca had readied the ship for sea trials by September 1943. Don't get me wrong, Massachusetts (and Jean Bart) are amazing ships and very powerful. Hi nice vidéo but i think Jean Bart will be a T8 prenium BB not T7 cause she got good speed with 32kts max, good armor and 8x380mm in front so better in T8 than T7 i think. He successfully repelled the English ships https://fr.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richelieu_(cuirassé_de_1939)#, Hi nice vidéo but i think Jean Bart will be a T8 prenium BB not T7 cause she got good speed with 32kts max, good armor and 8x380mm in front so better in T8 than T7 i think. Reduced to reserve in August 1957, she was used as a barracks ship until 1961. During the peace negotiations, the French proposed neutralizing Jean Bart and several other ships in Oran, French Algeria, but they ultimately agreed to take Jean Bart and Richelieu to Toulon to be demobilized. The tests revealed the need for extensive modifications to the systems that were finally complete in October 1954. Though her hull was still badly deformed from the damage incurred during Operation Torch and had not been cleaned of biofouling, she reached a speed of 22.5 knots (41.7 km/h; 25.9 mph). Fire control radars included a DRBC 10A set for the main battery, six ACAE sets for the heavy anti-aircraft battery and five DRBC 30B sets for the light anti-aircraft guns. At this time, the ship's armament was mostly incomplete; the forward main battery turret had its guns and armor plate installed, but it lacked necessary shell handling equipment and fire control systems. et surtout cette haine passionnée, ardente, qu'il portait à l'Angleterre, lui ont assuré une célébrité durable. The ship's belt armor was 330 mm (13 in) thick amidships, and the main battery turrets were protected by 430 mm (17 in) of armor plate on the faces. In November, American and British forces invaded French North Africa in Operation Torch; Jean Bart initially helped to resist the attack, engaging in a gunnery duel with the battleship USS Massachusetts before being badly damaged by American dive bombers. The ship's main and secondary batteries were by now operational, and her propulsion system was complete, though she still lacked her anti-aircraft battery and fire control equipment. [19], Nine Dauntlesses, this time armed with 1,000 lb (450 kg) bombs, and eight F4F Wildcat fighters attacked the ship at 15:00. The ship was not complete by the time Germany won the Battle of France, and Jean Bart was rushed to Casablanca to escape advancing German troops. The B and C compartiments (forward of the ship) as you can see on the drawing where flooded by a hit on the quai. The first variant called for the quarterdeck to be modified to carry two large catapults capable of launching American TBF Avenger or British Fairey Barracuda torpedo bombers and F6F Hellcat or Supermarine Seafire fighters. By this time, a new generation of post-war cruisers and destroyers were beginning to enter service, leading to significant crew shortages. Jean Bart took on fuel oil at sea from a pair of tankers and at 18:00, she left the area with the two destroyers. [13], The ship's anti-aircraft battery was strengthened in April 1942 with the addition of four 37 mm guns in single mounts and a pair of new twin 90 mm guns. In 1945, discussions as to the fate of the ship considered converting her into an aircraft carrier, finishing her as a battleship, or discarding her altogether. The naval historians John Jordan and Robert Dumas note that despite criticisms from officers of the French naval air arm, "there can be no doubt that the decision against a carrier conversion was correct in that it would have resulted in a ship which was poor value for the effort and expenditure involved. The construction of Jean Bart and her sister ship Richelieu placed France in violation of the terms of the treaty, which had limited the country to build 70,000 long tons (71,000 t) of battleships during the ten-year building moratorium. On 8 December, Fenard appealed directly to Horne's superior, Admiral Ernest King, the Commander-in-Chief, United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations, but King informed Fenard in March 1944 that the US Navy had no interest in diverting critical wartime resources to complete the ship. The small Dunkerque-class battleships that had been ordered provided the template for the next French battleship design, but it needed to be scaled up to match the new Italian vessels, both in terms of offensive and defensive characteristics. or another usn BB line in the game. She spent the next several months in Brest, and in early 1951 resumed initial training. On 8 Nov 1942 USS Massachusettes shelled Jean Bart, which was tied up at the pier in the Vichy French Port of Casablanca. Following the defection of French forces in the region to the Allied side, the French attempted to have the ship completed in the United States, but the requests came to nothing as the US Navy had no interest in the project. The second struck the quay and exploded, the blast causing significant deformation to the hull plating on the starboard side. Massachusetts led the Covering Group for the entire Western Naval Task Force operation and spent most of that period countering the heavy guns of the French Battleship, Jean Bart. The ship spent late 1955 and early 1956 in port and conducting gunnery training in Les Salins d'Hyères. Share. Her crew numbered 1,569 officers and men. Displacement was fixed at 40,000 t (39,000 long tons). Its crew repaired the guns during the night and continued to give covering fire for French ships the following day until bombers from the Ranger dropped 1,000 lb bombs on it which finally caused its sinking. Il a été capitaine des deux équipes nationales. The ship carried four Loire 130 seaplanes on the fantail, and the aircraft facilities consisted of a steam catapult and a crane to handle the floatplanes. Work on the hull was completed on 26 November 1947, which allowed her to be moved from the dry dock to the fitting-out quay. [26], Horne rejected both proposals on 18 August and Fenard responded with a proposal to complete the ship as an aircraft carrier, which Horne also refused. In another thread (Hits below the waterline) a post included USS Massachusetts is engaging and firing upon the French battleship Jean Bart, what were the circumstances of the action? He estimated that 19 June would be the best opportunity based on the tides, and early that morning Jean Bart was towed out of the fitting-out dock by three tugboats at 03:30 and into a channel that had been quickly but not sufficiently dredged to allow her escape. Fenard issued a report to the US Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Frederick J. Horne, on 15 April detailing the status of Jean Bart, but Horne replied on 1 May that the ship could not be completed to her original specifications. During this period, her propulsion system was also completed, her main and secondary turrets were installed, and her superstructure was modified for the new radar and fire control equipment that would be later installed. Jean Bart received a pair of bomb hits at 07:18; the first damaged the port catapult, started a fire, and caused the manual steering compartment to flood. If you have one already, you shouldn't be in a hurry to collect the second unless you've got nothing else to do. Another shell struck the edge of the quay, punched the outer plating, and was deflected down by the armor belt. [2][3], She was armed with eight 380 mm/45 Modèle (Mle) 1935 guns arranged in two quadruple gun turrets,[a] both of which were placed in a superfiring pair forward of the superstructure. Your email address will not be published. [39][40] She thereafter conducted a series of training cruises off the coast of Brittany in August and September before transferring to the Mediterranean in October. Parts of the quai smashed the Jean Bart under the waterline. Massachusetts. At a meeting on 21 September, the naval command ruled out discarding the vessel. And for me T8 is better cause competitive tier and T7 is unbalanced and enought full of OP preniums #Belfast and Scharnhorst . Lorsque sa construction fut achevée à la fin des années 1940, il fut équipé des systèmes de DCA les plus avancés de l'époque, ce qui renforça considérablement la défense antiaérienne du navire. The decision was made to finish Jean Bart along the same lines as Richelieu, albeit with improved anti-aircraft defenses. In the course of the engagements with American forces, 22 men had been killed and the same number had been wounded. [14], American and British forces embarked on Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa, on 8 November. They arrived in Casablanca at 17:00 on 22 June. [12], The attacks prompted Ronarc'h to take precautions to protect his ship. C’est une montagne de muscles, un athlète, un guerrier, en un mot, un joueur et un troisième ligne hors norme qui au début des années 50 a fait le bonheur de l’équipe de France et du FC Lourdes du bon président Béguère. The ship departed Toulon on 26 October and steamed first to Algiers, French Algeria, where from 29 to 31 October, the 1st Foreign Parachute Regiment and Commando Hubert frogmen unit came aboard the ship. El Jean Bart fue iniciado en diciembre de 1936 y botado en marzo de 1940. The channel was to have been 9 m (30 ft) deep and 70 m (230 ft) wide to allow an easy passage of the battleship, but it was only 8.5 m (28 ft) deep and 50 m (160 ft) wide. She remained off the city for two more days before departing on the 7th and returning to Toulon by way of Limassol on 13 November. Jean Bart: a 74-gun ship of the line (1791–1809); Jean Bart: a 20-gun corvette, lead ship of her class, she sailed the Channel, the North Sea and the Atlantic as far as New York before Cerberus and Santa Margarita captured her in the Channel in 1795; taken into the Royal Navy as Arab, but wrecked 1796 on the Penmarks. When Jean Bart does make it as a Premium I hope it will be the Post WW2 AA and Secondaries Monster and hopefully Wargaming will not pull another De Grasse on us. Shortly thereafter, three German Heinkel 111 bombers arrived at a height of 1,000 m (3,300 ft) to attack the ship. In August 1957, the vessel was reduced to a barracks ship, and on 1 January 1961 her reserve status was downgraded. Share with: Link: Copy link. In early November, the ship received a fifth 90 mm twin mount, with a sixth planned; at that time, the anti-aircraft battery consisted of five 90 mm twin mounts, five 37 mm guns (two in twins and one in a single mount), eighteen 13.2 mm guns (two twin and fourteen individual mounts) and one 8 mm machine gun. Early life. Post Sep 29, 2014 #11 2014-09-29T04:20. alecsandros wrote: bgile wrote: Milalex wrote:If I understand correctly than, the fact that the rear part of the two shells that are on display at the … And for me T8 is better cause competitive tier and T7 is unbalanced and enought full of OP preniums #Belfast and Scharnhorst, Home state ship though I hate WG for choosing Alabama over Massachusetts >:(, Tier 7? Before the French vessels could mount a significant challenge to the invasion, Massachusetts and two of the cruisers began bombarding the port while a group of SBD Dauntless dive bombers armed with 500 lb (230 kg) bombs from Ranger struck the ships in the harbor. 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