Allied Warships

FR Actéon

Submarine of the Redoutable class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassRedoutable 
Pennant 
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down20 Jul 1927 
Launched10 Apr 1929 
Commissioned18 Dec 1931 
Lost8 Nov 1942 
History

On 8 November 1942 she sortied from Oran to attack the British landing forces (Operation "Torch").
Off Arzew she was detected and attacked by the British destroyer HMS Westcott, being sunk by DCs with no survivors.

 

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