French Neptunes

First delivered: January 19th 1953
Out of use by 1984
First published: 28. February 2001
Last updated February 27, 2012
See a very special archive with French Neptunes
at the Web of JMJ
Lefebvre
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Photo of 147566 added on 5. March 2001
Added two photos of 148336 on October 23, 2002.
Ten photos of different Neptunes added November 4, 2002.
Photo of 146438 added November 14, 2002.
Photo of 126522 added November 20, 2002.
Photos of 144685, 144686, 144688, 146437 and 148330 added November 7 2003
Photo of 134654 added April 7, 2004.
Photos of 126522, 144685, 144688, 146433, 147563, 148331 and 148333 added November 13, 2005.
Photo of 134639 added November 15, 2005
Photos of 134648, 134654, 146434, 146436 and 148331 added June 26, 2006.
Photos of 144686, 144690, 146431, 147563, 148330 and 148333 added November 2, 2007
Photos of 134645 and 134657 added April 19, 2008.
Photo of
134655  added August 7, 2009
Photo of 134659 and 148332 added January 29, 2010
New photos of 126522 and 134663 plus first photos of 134658 added February 15, 2011
Photo of 134650 added April 7, 2011.
Photo of 134650 added February 27, 2012.
Still need 15 P2V-6s and 2 P2V-7s (See list here)

126522
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New November 20,2002

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Photographed during 1965. Date, location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy: www.neptune-association.nl/prudent_staal
(New February 15, 2011)

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Photographed at Rochefort-Sur-Mer
France in July 1970 by Alain Picollet.
((New November 12,2005)

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Photographed during 1969. Date, location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy: www.neptune-association.nl/prudent_staal
(New February 15, 2011)
 

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P2V-6, 126540
Photographed at Prestwick in the 1950s by Wilf White.

134638
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P2V-6, 134638
Photographed courtesy Air Fan
New November 4, 2002

134639
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©Damian Allard
P2V-6 Neptune BuAer 134639 belonging to the 21F squadron (ARR/ DR) 
Courtesy: Damien Allard
134639
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Photographed at Bron on 30 August 1966. Photo: Ian Macpherson, 
            courtesy Wayne Mutza.
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Photographed at Nîmes-Garons in July 1965 by Daniel Frairot
(New November 15 ,2005)

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E.C.P. Armées.

134643
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Courtesy MAP.

134644
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134645
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1000 pixels (new April 19, 2008)

134645
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1000 pixels (new April 19, 2008)

134645
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1000 pixels (new April 19, 2008)

134647
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134648
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Courtesy MAP
134648
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Courtesy MAP
134648
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Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB on October 4, 1967 by Stephen H. Miller.
New June 26, 2006
134650
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Courtesy MAP
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Courtesy MAP
134650
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Date, loaction and photographer unknown.
New February 27, 2012
134650
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Date, location and photographer unknown.
New April 7, 2011

134654
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New April 7, 2004

134654
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Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB on October 4, 1967 by Stephen H. Miller.
New June 26, 2006

134655
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New August 7, 2009

134656
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New November 4, 2002

134657
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1000 pixels (new April 19, 2008)

134658
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Date, location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy: www.neptune-association.nl/prudent_staal

New February 15, 2011
First photo of 134658

134659
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Photographed at LeBourget in June 1961 by Jack M. Friell
new January 29, 2010

134663
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Date, location and photographer unknown.

134663
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Date, location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy: www.neptune-association.nl/prudent_staal

New February 15, 2011

144685
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New November 7, 2003

144685
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Photograph by Alain Picollet.
New November 13, 2005

144686
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New November 7, 2003

144686
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Photographed in Papetee on July 14, 1970 by Dominiqu Gamet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007

144687
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New November 4, 2002

144688
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New November 7, 2003

144688
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Photograph by Alain Picollet.
New November 13, 2005

144689
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144690
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Courtesy Jack M. Friell via Wayne Mutza.
144690
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Courtesy MAP.
144690
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Photographed in Papetee on July 14, 1970 by Dominiqu Gamet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007
144691
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Dave Steinbacher collection via Wayne Mutza.
144691
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Dave Steinbacher collection via Wayne Mutza.

146431
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Courtesy MAP.
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Photographed in October 1962 from Christan Boisselon Archives.
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007

146431
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New November 4, 2002
146431
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Photo Flotille 25F
Courtesy Archive JMJ LEFEBVRE.

New November 4, 2002

146432
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New November 4, 2002

146433
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Photographed at Luga, Malta during 1971.
Courtesy MAP.

146433
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Photographed by Alain Picollet at
Cambrai-Epinoy on May 20, 1973.
New November 13, 2005

146434
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New November 4, 2002

146434
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Photographed at the 1962 Paris Air Show by Stephen H. Miller.
New June 26, 2006

146435
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Courtesy MAP.

146435
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Photograph by Alain Picollet.
New November 13, 2005

146436
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146436
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Photographed in October 1968 by Jack Friell, courtesy Stephen H. Miller.
Photo replaced and 1000 pixel added June 26, 2006

146437
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New November 7, 2003

146438
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Later became 218 of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Courtesy Wayne Mutza.
New November  14, 2002

147562
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Courtesy MAP.
147562
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Taken at Greenham common in 1973.
147562
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Taken at Greenham common in 1973.
147563
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147563
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Photographed by Alain Picollet at
Lann-Bihoué in August 1977.
New November 13, 2005
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Photographed by Alain Picollet at
Brienne-le-Château in May 1984.
New November 13, 2005

147563
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Photographed at Lann Bihoué in June, 1983 by Alexandre Ganniet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007

147564
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Photographed in 1963, courtesy MAP.

147566
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Photographed in Tahiti by Bob Livingstone

147567
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©Damian Allard
P2V-7 (P-2H) Neptune seen at NAS Lann-Bihoué. (Damian Allard
)
, courtesy
147567
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Seen at NAS Keflavik. Date unknown: Baldur Sveinsson collection.

147568
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Courtesy MAP

147569
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Photo Flotille 25F
Courtesy Archive JMJ LEFEBVRE.

New November 4, 2002

147569
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New November 4, 2002

147570
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New November 4, 2002
147571
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photographed in 1963, courtesy MAP
147571
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photographed in 1963, courtesy MAP

148330
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New November 7, 2003

148330
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Photographed at
Landivisiau in June 1979 by Alexandre Ganniet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007
148330
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Photographed at Lann Bihoué in June, 1978 by Alexandre Ganniet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007

148331
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Courtesy MAP

148331
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New November 4, 2002
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Photographed at Lann-Bihoue in June 1971, by Jean Magendie.
Courtesy Stephen H. Miller.
New June 26, 2006

148331
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Photographed by Alain Picollet at
Lann-Bihoué in September 1977.
New November 13, 2005

148332
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Photographed by Jack M. Friell.
New January 20, 2010

148332
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Photo Flotille 25F
Courtesy Archive JMJ LEFEBVRE.

New April 7, 2004

148332
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Courtesy MAP.

148333
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Photographed by Alain Picollet at
Orléans-Bricy in September 1968.
New November 13, 2005

 

148333
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Photographed at Hao in December 1999 by Alexandre Ganniet
Courtesy the Netmarine page.

New November 2, 2007

148333
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Photographed at Hao in April 1994 by John Wegg. Courtesy Wayne Mutza.

148334
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©Damian Allard
Photo 12S. courtesy
148334
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from 25F. Photographed on 22 March 1986 and Nancy by Steve Miller. Courtesy Wayne Mutza
148335
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Courtesy MAP
148335
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P2V-7 from the 25F squadron. Photo Jean Michel Guhl. Courtesy            
148336
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Photos by Alan Crosnier, Courtesy Air Fan
new October 23, 2002.
148336
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Photos by Alan Crosnier, Courtesy Air Fan
new October 23, 2002.
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