Allied Warships

FR Caiman

Submarine of the Requin class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassRequin 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Cherbourg (Cherbourg, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down11 Aug 1924 
Launched3 Mar 1927 
Commissioned7 Feb 1928 
End service27 Nov 1942 
History

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised in February 1943.
Sunk 11 March 1944 by Allied aircraft.

 

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Notable events involving Caiman include:


9 Jun 1941
During the British operations against Vichy-French held Syria, the Vichy-French submarine Caiman narrowly misses the British light cruiser HMS Ajax.


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