Allied Warships

FR Antiope

Submarine of the Diane class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassDiane 
Pennant 
Built byCh. Worms (Rouen, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Dec 1928 
Launched18 Aug 1930 
Commissioned12 Oct 1933 
End service26 Apr 1946 
History

Escaped from Casablanca to Dakar during the Allied landing in North Africa and rejoined the Allies.
Stricken 26 April 1946.

 

We don't have any commands listed for FR Antiope


You can help improve this page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Notable events involving Antiope include:


20 May 1940
While on patrol in the North Sea, Antiope (Lt. M.A.L. Balastre) fires 3 torpedoes at her sister ship La Sybille (Lt.Cdr. A.J.R. Raybaud) in position 53°23'N, 03°44'E. Fortunately the torpedoes miss their target.

28 Dec 1944
Antiope departed Key West, Florida, USA for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for a refit.

2 Jan 1945
Antiope arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from Key West, Florida, USA for a refit.

21 Mar 1945
Antiope departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard for Key West, Florida, USA.

26 Mar 1945
Antiope arrived at Key West, Florida, USA.

12 Jul 1945
Antiope departed Key West, Florida, USA for Oran, Algeria via Bermuda and Ponta Delgada, Azores.

23 Jul 1945
Antiope departed Bermuda for Oran, Algeria via Ponta Delgada, Azores.


Return to the Allied Warships section