Allied Warships

FR La Bastiaise

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe French Navy
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered25 Jul 1939 
Laid down18 Nov 1939 
Launched8 Apr 1940 
Commissioned22 Jun 1940 
Lost22 Jun 1940 

First (and only) Flower-class corvette commissioned into the French Navy just before the armistice.

Mined on trails off Hartlepool on 22 June 1940.


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Notable events involving La Bastiaise include:

7 Nov 2015
A memorial obelisk, with the names of all those who died when La Bastiaise hit a mine whilst on trials off the river Tees on 22nd. June 1940, will be dedicated at a service in Smiths Dock Park on Saturday 7th. November 2015. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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