Allied Warships

FR Suffren

Heavy cruiser of the Suffren class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeHeavy cruiser
Built byArsenal de Brest (Brest, France) 
Laid down4 Apr 1926 
Launched3 May 1927 
Commissioned1 Jan 1930 
End service1 Oct 1947 

Disarmed at Alexandria, Egypt and interned by the British on 22 June 1940.
Rejoined the Allied cause and rearmed on 30 May 1943.
Decommissioned on 1 October 1947.
Used at Toulon as a pontoon.
Sold in 1974 to be broken up for scrap.


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Notable events involving Suffren include:

22 Jul 1943
FFS Suffren picks up two survivors from the British merchant City of Canton which had been torpedoed and sunk by the German U-boat U-178 five days earlier northeast of Beira in position 13°52'S, 41°10'E.

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