Allied Warships

FR L'Impetueuse

Minesweeper of the Elan class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byAt. & Ch de France (Dunkirk, France) 
Laid downApr 1938 
Launched17 Aug 1939 
CommissionedMay 1940 
End service27 Nov 1942 

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Refloated by the Italians in 1943 and renamed FR 54.
Captured by the Germans on 9 September 1943 and finally scuttled at Marseilles on 7 August 1944.


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Notable events involving L'Impetueuse include:

21 Apr 1940
L'Imp?tueuse departed Brest in escort of Convoy FS 3, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 24 April. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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