Allied Warships

HMS Branlebas

Torpedo boat of the La Melpoméne class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTorpedo boat
ClassLa Melpoméne 
Pennant 
Built byCh Augustin Normand (Le Havre, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down27 Aug 1934 
Launched12 Apr 1937 
Commissioned6 Jul 1940 
Lost14 Dec 1940 
HistoryCaptured by the British at Portsmouth on 3 July 1940.
Lost 14 December 1940 during a storm 25 miles south-south-west off Eddystone. 

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1Lt. Hugh Charles James McRea, RN6 Jul 194014 Dec 1940 (+)

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