Allied Warships

FFL L'Aventure (K 263)

Frigate of the River class

NavyThe Free French Navy
TypeFrigate
ClassRiver 
PennantK 263 
Built byW. Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland) 
Ordered8 Nov 1941 
Laid down 
Launched30 Nov 1943 
Commissioned21 Jan 1944 
End service 1964 
History

Transferred to the F.N.F.L. (Free French) on 21 January 1944 and renamed L'Aventure.
Decommissioned in 1964.

 
Former nameHMS Braid

We don't have any commands listed for FFL L'Aventure (K 263)


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Notable events involving L'Aventure include:


21 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with FFS L'Escarmouche and FFS L'Aventure. (1)

22 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with FFS L'Escarmouche, FFS L'Aventure, HMS Dovey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.W.F. Bolland, RNR) and HMS Loring (Lt. A.d'E.T. Sangster, RN). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19326

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


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