Allied Warships

FR Amazone

Submarine of the Diane class

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

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.

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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