Torpedo boat of the La Melpoméne class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ch Augustin Normand (Le Havre, France)|
|Laid down||27 Aug 1934|
|Launched||12 Apr 1937|
|Commissioned||6 Jul 1940|
|Lost||14 Dec 1940|
|History||Captured by the British at Portsmouth on 3 July 1940. Lost 14 December 1940 during a storm 25 miles south-south-west off Eddystone.|
Commands listed for HMS Branlebas
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|1||Lt. Hugh Charles James McRea, RN||6 Jul 1940||14 Dec 1940 (+)|
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