Allied Warships

FR Jaguar

Large destroyer of the Chacal class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
Built byArsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France) 
Laid down22 Aug 1922 
Launched7 Nov 1923 
Commissioned24 Jul 1926 
Lost23 May 1940 
Loss position51° 03'N, 2° 22'E

Jaguar (Capitaine De Fregate Marcel Jules Adam) was sunk off Dunkerque on 23 May 1940 by torpedo's from German motor torpedo boats S 21 and S 23. 13 members of the crew went down with the ship, another 23 were injured.
The wreck lies in 8 meters of water in position 51º03'26"N, 02º22'12"E. The commanding officer survived the sinking.


Commands listed for FR Jaguar

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Marcel Jules Adam, FR23 May 1940

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