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Battleship Carnot-Marius Bar.jpg
Career (France) French Navy Ensign
Namesake: Marie François Sadi Carnot
Builder: Toulon
Laid down: July 1891
Launched: 12 July 1894
Commissioned: 25 June 1897
In service: 1896
Out of service: 12 July 1894
Struck: 1919
Fate: Broken up in 1922
General characteristics
Class and type: Battleship
Displacement: 12 000 tonnes
Length: 114 metres
Beam: 21 metres
Draught: 8.4 metres
Complement: 647
Armament:

305mm/45 Modèle 1887 guns (2 x 1, fore & aft)
274mm/45 Modèle 1887 guns (2 x 1, beams)
138mm/45 Modèle 1888 guns (8 x 1, beams)

2 x 450mm Torpedo tubes (submerged)
Armour:

Belt: 450 mm (17¾")- 254 mm (10")
Deck: 70 mm
Bridge: 230 mm (9")
Big Turrets (4): 375 mm (14 3/4") Small Turrets (8): 100 mm (3.9")

Barbette: 150 mm? (5.9")

The Carnot was an ironclad battleship of the French Navy.

She served in the Northern squadron until 1901, when she was transferred to the Mediterranean squadron. In 1913, she was put in the reserve, and used as a barracks hulk from 1914.

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