Allied Warships

FR Montcalm

Light cruiser of the La Galissonniere class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLight cruiser
ClassLa Galissonniere 
Pennant 
Built byF.&Ch de la Mediterranee (La Seyne, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Nov 1933 
Launched26 Oct 1935 
Commissioned15 Nov 1937 
End service1 May 1957 
History

While serving with the Vichy Navy the ship arrived at Dakar from Toulon on 14 September 1940.
Joined the Free French Navy after the Allied landings in North Africa.
Decommissioned on 1 May 1957.
Served as an accommodation hulk for the submarine school at Toulon.
Stricken 31 December 1969.

 

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