Allied Warships

FR Poncelet

Submarine of the Redoutable class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassRedoutable 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down3 Mar 1927 
Launched10 Apr 1929 
Commissioned1 Sep 1932 
Lost7 Nov 1940 
Loss position0° 20'S, 8° 50'E
History

Sunk off Gabon in position 00º20'S, 08º50'E by the British sloop HMS Milford.

 

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Notable events involving Poncelet include:


29 Sep 1939
Poncelet (Lt. P.H.S.B. De Saussine du Pont de Gault) intercepts and captures the German merchant Chemnitz (5522 GRT) of the Azores in position 38°05'N, 30°40'W. A prize crew took the Chemnitz to Casablanca. She was renamed Saint Bernard by the French.


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