FR Georges Leygues
Light cruiser of the La Galissonniere class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||At.&Ch de St. Nazaire-Penhoet (St. Nazaire, France)|
|Laid down||21 Sep 1933|
|Launched||24 Mar 1936|
|Commissioned||15 Nov 1937|
While serving with the Vichy Navy the ship arrived at Dakar from Toulon on 14 September 1940.
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Notable events involving Georges Leygues include:
13 Apr 1943
The French light cruiser Georges Leygues intercepts the German blockade breaker Portland (7132 GRT) in the Atlantic west of Freetown in position 06°12'N, 21°45'W but before the German ship can be captured she is scuttled by her own crew.