Allied Warships

FR Ouragan

Destroyer of the Bourrasque class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byChantiers Navals Francais (Caen, France) 
Laid down3 Apr 1923 
Launched6 Dec 1924 
Commissioned19 Jan 1927 
End service 

This ship was undergoing boiler repairs in a northern French port when Germany invaded France.
The British towed it across the channel to the Devonport Dockyard where the repairs were completed
Seized on 3 July 1940 by the British while moored in Plymouth.
Transferred to the Polish Navy on 17 July 1940.
Transferred to the Free French on 30 April 1941.
Decomissioned 7 April 1949.


Commands listed for FR Ouragan

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Patrice Brunet, FR

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

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