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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Noteable 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.


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