Allied Warships

FR Amazone

Submarine of the Diane class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeSubmarine
ClassDiane 
Pennant 
Built byCh. Worms (Rouen, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down14 Jan 1929 
Launched28 Dec 1931 
Commissioned12 Oct 1933 
End service26 Apr 1946 
History

Escaped from Casablanca to Dakar during the Allied landings in North Africa and rejoined the Allies.
Stricken 26 April 1946.

 

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Notable events involving Amazone include:


11 May 1940
Amazone (Lt. R.H.G. Richard) fires two torpedoes at a submarine off the Dutch coast in position 52°55'N, 04°28'E. Both German U-boat U-7 and HMS Shark reported being missed by torpedoes.

14 Oct 1943
Amazone departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard, USA for New London, Connecticut, USA.

16 Oct 1943
Amazone arrived at New London, Connecticut, USA from the Philadelphia Navy Yard, USA.

7 Oct 1944
Amazone departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard, USA for New London, Connecticut, USA.

8 Oct 1944
Amazone arrived at New London, Connecticut, USA from the Philadelphia Navy Yard, USA.

15 Oct 1944
Amazone grounded inside Fort Pond Bay, Block Island sound.

16 Oct 1944
Amazone was refloated and towed from Fort Pond Bay, Block Island sound to New London, Connecticut.

21 Oct 1944
Amazone departed New London, Connecticut, USA for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for repairs. She was towed by USS ATR-8.

23 Oct 1944
Amazone arrived at the Philadelphia Navy Yard from New London, Connecticut for repairs.

7 Dec 1944
Amazone departed the Philadelphia Navy Yard, USA for Key West, Florida, USA.

12 Dec 1944
Amazone arrived at Key West, Florida, USA from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

12 Jul 1945
Amazone departed Key West, Florida, USA for Oran, Algeria via Bermuda and Ponta Delgada, Azores.

23 Jul 1945
Amazone departed Bermuda for Oran, Algeria via Ponta Delgada, Azores.

7 Aug 1945
Amazone departed Bermuda for Casablanca, French Morocco.

19 Aug 1945
Amazone arrived at Casablanca, French Morocco from Bermuda.


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