FR La Sibylle
Submarine of the Diane class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Ch. Worms (Rouen, France)|
|Laid down||10 Jan 1931|
|Launched||28 Jan 1933|
|Commissioned||22 Dec 1934|
Left Casablanca harbour on 8 November and is reported missing thereafter, it is possible that she was bombed and sunk by a US aircraft, but there is a report of a submarine that sank in an Allied defensive minefield near Casablanca during the night of 16/17 November.
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Notable events involving La Sibylle include:
20 May 1940
While on patrol in the North Sea, Antiope (Lt. M.A.L. Balastre) fires 3 torpedoes at her sister ship La Sybille (Lt.Cdr. A.J.R. Raybaud) in position 53°23'N, 03°44'E. Fortunately the torpedoes miss their target.