Allied Warships

FR Provence

Battleship of the Bretagne class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeBattleship
ClassBretagne 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Brest (Brest, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 May 1912 
Launched20 Apr 1913 
Commissioned5 Jun 1915 
End service27 Nov 1942 
History

Damaged and beached at Mers-el-kébir during the British attack on 3 July 1940.
Served in the Vichy Navy.
Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942.
Raised on 11 July 1943 by the Italians and scrapped.

 

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