Large destroyer of the Chacal class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||At.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France)|
|Laid down||1 Aug 1923|
|Launched||29 Sep 1924|
|Commissioned||6 Jul 1940|
|End service||31 Aug 1940|
|History||Seized by the Royal Navy in Portsmouth on 3 July 1940. Transferred to the Free French on 31 August 1940. Stranded and wrecked North of Benghazi on 27 May 1943. The wreck was destroyed on 19 June 1943.|
Commands listed for HMS Léopard
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|1||Cdr. William Eric Banks, RN||6 Jul 1940||31 Aug 1940|
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