Allied Warships

FR Chacal

Large destroyer of the Chacal class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
Built byAt.&Ch de St. Nazaire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Laid down16 Aug 1923 
Launched24 Sep 1924 
Commissioned12 Jun 1926 
Lost24 May 1940 
Loss position50° 48'N, 1° 35'E

Chacal (Capitaine De Fregate Jean Emile Noel Estienne) was sunk off Boulogne by German aircraft.
The wreck lies in only 2 meters of water in position 50º47'58"N, 01º35'44"E. The Commanding officer was wounded in the sinking.


Commands listed for FR Chacal

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Jean Emile Noel Estienne, FR

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