FR Jeanne d'Arc
Light cruiser of the Jeanne d'Arc class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||At.&Ch de St. Nazaire-Penhoet (St. Nazaire, France)|
|Laid down||31 Aug 1928|
|Launched||14 Feb 1930|
|Commissioned||14 Aug 1931|
|End service||16 Jul 1964|
Equipped and served as a training cruiser before the war.
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Notable events involving Jeanne d'Arc include:
21 Jan 1940
HMAS Perth (Capt. H.B. Farncomb, RAN) arrived off Aruba where three German merchant vessels were observed at anchor.
Later HMAS Perth made rendezvous with the French light cruiser Jeanne d'Arc (Capt. H.B. Farncomb, RAN) and intelligence was exchanged. (1)
- Report of proceedings of HMAS Perth from September 1939 to March 1940