Allied Warships

FR Lion

Large destroyer of the Guepard class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
ClassGuepard 
Pennant 
Built byAt. & Ch de France (Dunkirk, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down6 Aug 1928 
Launched5 Aug 1929 
Commissioned21 Jan 1931 
End service27 Nov 1942 
History

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised by the Italians and commissioned in the Italian Navy as FR 21.
Scuttled by the Italians at La Spezia on 9 September 1943.

 

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