Allied Warships

FR Chevreuil

Minesweeper of the Chamois class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassChamois 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France) 
Ordered 
Laid downJun 1937 
Launched17 Jun 1939 
CommissionedSep 1939 
End serviceOct 1959 
History

Seized by the British on 3 July 1940 while at Portsmouth.
Transferred to the Free French (F.N.F.L.) on 3 September 1940.
Served in the Pacific from mid 1941 until mid 1943.
Sold to Tunisia in October 1959 being renamed Destur.

 

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