Allied Warships

FR Le Terrible

Large destroyer of the Le Fantasque class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
ClassLe Fantasque 
Pennant 
Built byChantiers Navals Francais (Caen, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down8 Dec 1931 
Launched30 Nov 1933 
Commissioned1 Oct 1935 
End service1 Jun 1962 
History

Operated by the Vichy French and based at Dakar during the Allied landing in North Africa in November 1942.
Rejoined the Allied cause.
Stricken 1 June 1962 and sold for scrap.

 

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Notable events involving Le Terrible include:


25 Oct 1939
The German merchant Santa Fé (4627 GRT) is intercepted and captured in the Atlantic in approximate position 05°00N, 34°00'W by the French heavy cruiser Dupleix Capt. L.L.M. Hameury) and the French large destroyers Le Fantasque (Capt. P.A.B. Still) and Le Terrible (Cdr. A.E.R. Bonneau).


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