Allied Warships

FR La Surprise

Minesweeper of the Chamois class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeMinesweeper
ClassChamois 
Pennant 
Built byArsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France) 
Ordered 
Laid downApr 1938 
Launched17 Jun 1939 
CommissionedMar 1940 
Lost8 Nov 1942 
History

Sunk off Oran on 8 November 1942 by gunfire from the British destroyer HMS Brilliant.

 

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