Allied Warships

FR Lynx

Large destroyer of the Chacal class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
ClassChacal 
Pennant 
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down14 Jan 1923 
Launched24 Feb 1925 
Commissioned10 Oct 1927 
End service27 Nov 1942 
History

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised by the Germans on 22 January 1944 and broken up for scrap.

 

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Notable events involving Lynx include:


14 May 1940
HMS Phoenix (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Nowell, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These exercises included A/S exercises with the French destroyers Lynx (Cdr. A.M. De Gouyon Matignon de Pontourade) and HMS Tigre (Capt. M. De La Forest Divonne).


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