Allied Warships

FR Verdun

Large destroyer of the Guepard class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
ClassGuepard 
Pennant 
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down10 Aug 1927 
Launched4 Jul 1928 
Commissioned1 Apr 1930 
End service27 Nov 1942 
History

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised in September 1943 but not repaired.

 

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Noteable events involving Verdun include:


23 Apr 1940
Verdun departed Brest in escort of Convoy FP 3, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 25 April. (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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