FR Le Fantasque
Large destroyer of the Le Fantasque class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France)|
|Laid down||15 Nov 1931|
|Launched||15 Mar 1934|
|Commissioned||10 Mar 1935|
|End service||2 May 1957|
Operated by the Vichy French and based at Dakar during the Allied landing in North Africa in November 1942.
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Noteable events involving Le Fantasque include:
25 Oct 1939
The German merchant Santa Fé (4627 GRT) is intercepted and captured in the Atlantic in approximate position 05°00N, 34°00'W by the French heavy cruiser Dupleix Capt. L.L.M. Hameury) and the French large destroyers Le Fantasque (Capt. P.A.B. Still) and Le Terrible (Cdr. A.E.R. Bonneau). (see map)
24 Dec 1943
The German merchant Nicoline Maersk (4194 GRT) was intercepted by Le Fantasque in the Western Mediterranean and was run aground by her crew near Tortosa, Spain.