Large destroyer of the Aigle class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France)|
|Laid down||1 Dec 1930|
|Launched||13 Oct 1931|
|Commissioned||20 Apr 1934|
|Lost||8 Nov 1942|
Ran aground at Casablanca, Marocco after being damaged by American naval gunfire and American aircraft.
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Noteable events involving Milan include:
12 Apr 1940
As part of the 11e Division de Contre-Torpilleurs (D.C.T.), Milan (Capitaine de Fr?gate L. M. E. Plumejeaud) departed Brest in escort of Convoy FP 1 A, en route Greenock, Scotland. Rammed in the starboard side by the 5o British trawler Glamorgan Coast at 2330 hours on 13 April at 54°12'N and 05°02'W. The resulting vertical gash in the hull required the ship to undergo repairs from 16 to 18 April. Arrived in Greenock on 14 April. (1)
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