Allied Warships

FR Amiral Charner

Colonial sloop of the Bougainville class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeColonial sloop
Built byCh Maritime du Sud Ost (Bordeaux, France) 
Laid down 
Launched1 Oct 1932 
Lost10 Mar 1945 

Scuttled at My-Tho, Indo-China on 10 March 1945.


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Notable events involving Amiral Charner include:

26 Nov 1939
Around 1030/26, HMS Dauntless (Capt. G.D. Moore, RAN) made rendezvous in the Sunda Strait with the French sloop Amiral Charner (Cdr. F.M. Faye) which was to relieve her on the Sunda Straits patrol. HMS Dauntless then departed for Singapore arriving these around 0900/28. (1)


  1. ADM 53/108217

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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