- Class: La Galissonniere - 6 light cruisers of 1931-2
- Displacement: 7,600 tons
- Dimensions: 589 (oa) x 57 x 17.5 ft.
- Machinery: 2-shaft geared turbines, S.H.P. 84,000 = 31 knots
- Armament: 9-6 in. (3x3), 8-3.5 in. A.A. (4x2), 24-40 mm (6x4);
4-21.7 in. T.T. (2x2)
- Complement: 540
- Builder: F & Ch Gironde
- Laid down: 13 Nov 1933
- Launched: 28 Sep 1935
- Completed: 15 Nov 1937
- Service: Departed Toulon 9 September 1940 with sisterships Montcalm and George Leygues, passing Gibraltar, refueling at Casablanca, and then reaching Dakar. Departing 18 September intending to go south, they were intercepted by British forces. Gloire consented to return to Casablanca, while the others escaped back to Dakar, where they defended the port against the unsuccessful British/Free French attack a few days later. All three ships were refitted at Philadelphia starting in February 1943, removing aircraft installations and adding light A.A. Gloire participated in the landing operations at Anzio and in southern France, while the others also were at Normandy. Postwar she remained in service to 1958. Three sisters, La Galissonniere, Jean de Vienne, and Marseillaise, were scuttled at Toulon on 27 Nov 1942.