Allied Warships

FR Foudroyant

Destroyer of the L'Adroit class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassL'Adroit 
Pennant 
Built byCh Dyle & Bacalan (Bordeaux, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Jul 1927 
Launched24 Apr 1929 
Commissioned10 Oct 1930 
Lost1 Jun 1940 
Loss position51° 05'N, 2° 15'E
History

Foudroyant (Capitaine De Fregate Paul Louis Antoine Fontaine) was bombed and sunk by German aircraft off Dunkirk.
The wreck lies in 28 meters of water in position 51º04'58"N, 02º15'23"E.

 

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Paul Louis Antoine Fontaine, FR1 Jun 1940

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