CRUISER ALGERIE. Scale model 1:200.
The cruiser was designed to limit so-called “Washington” cruisers, that is, the vehicle weight must not exceed 10,000 tons, and the caliber of guns is limited to 8 inches.
The emphasis in the design of the ship was on the reservation that caused the characteristic external features of the ship: balenoptera add-in, the actual upraznenie the mainmast, unification secondary add-in to be able keep within the weight limit.
The laying of the ship took place on 19 March 1931, launched 21 may 1932
After the entry into operation of the cruiser enrolled in 3 easy division on Sredizemnomorja where the flagship was raised the flag. From this day until the end of the service the cruiser was the flagship of the cruiser force. 6 may 1935
“Algerie” with the group of three cruisers and 6 leaders visited Naples where he met the Italian cruisers “Zara”, in opposition to which it was built.