Allied Warships

FR Epervier

Large destroyer of the Aigle class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
Built byArsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France) 
Laid down18 Aug 1930 
Launched14 Aug 1931 
Commissioned1 Apr 1934 
Lost9 Nov 1942 

Ran aground off Oran, Algeria after being damaged by gunfire from the British light cruiser HMS Aurora.


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Notable events involving Epervier include:

Epervier (Capitaine de Fr?gate J. J. G. Bros), as part of the 11e Division de Contre-Torpilleurs (Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean Adolphe Roger Bouan), departed Brest in escort of Convoy FP 1 A, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 14 April. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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