Allied Warships

FR Courbet

Battleship of the Courbet class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeBattleship
ClassCourbet 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Brest (Brest, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Sep 1910 
Launched23 Sep 1911 
Commissioned19 Nov 1913 
End service9 Jun 1944 
History

Used as a training ship before the war.
Seized by the Royal Navy on 3 July 1940 while at Portsmouth.
Used as a Anti-Aircraft battery by the British.
Disarmed in April 1941.
Later transferred to the Free-French Navy and used as a depot ship.
Expended as part of the Normandy breakwater on 9 June 1944.
The wreck lies in position 49.18.37N, 00.17.13W.

 

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