The third unit of this class is also authorized by the Finance Act of December 31, 1937 . This is the Martinique ( Q199 ) whose early work occurs on 1 September 1938. Putting down only happen June 15, 1936 in Cherbourg arsenal .
The international situation deteriorated more , a portion 1938 a is adopted May 2, 1938 and two new 1600t are allowed : Guadeloupe ( Q204 ) and Reunion ( Q205 ) . They will also be built in Cherbourg.
|Les épaves des deux sous-marins (Collection Wilfried Langry)|
In June 1940, Roland Morillot is 76% completion, La Praya to 43% and 20% in
|Photo rare et inédite de l'état des sous-marins prise du La Praya |
(collection Wilfried Langry)