Allied Warships

FFL Commandant Drogou (K 195)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Free French Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 195 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered8 Apr 1940 
Laid down17 Dec 1940 
Launched11 Apr 1941 
Commissioned15 Jan 1942 
End serviceMay 1947 
History

Commissioned as Free French Commandant Drogou from 26 January 1942.
Returned to the Royal Navy in May 1947.
Sold on 7 August 1947.
Converted to merchant Terje X in 1948.
Sold to Portugal in 1959 and renamed Caravalho Araujo.

 
Former nameHMS Chrysanthemum

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Notable events involving Commandant Drogou include:


20 Dec 1943
Commandant Drogou picks up 92 survivors from the British merchant Phemius that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-515 about 30 miles south of Accra in position 05°01'N, 00°47'E.


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