Allied Warships

FR Turquoise

Submarine of the Saphir class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassSaphir 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Toulon (Toulon, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down20 Oct 1926 
Launched16 May 1929 
Commissioned10 Sep 1930 
End service8 Dec 1942 
History

Disarmed at Bizerte, Tunisia in June 1940 and captured there by the Italians on 8 December 1942.
Scuttled by the Italians off the Tunisian coast on 6 May 1943.
Raised by the Allies but not repaired.
Finally stricken on 12 August 1947.

 

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