Allied Warships

FR Tigre

Large destroyer of the Chacal class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
ClassChacal 
Pennant 
Built byCh.de Bretagne (Nantes, France) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Sep 1923 
Launched2 Aug 1924 
Commissioned1 Feb 1926 
End service4 Jan 1954 
History

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised, repaired and commissioned by the Italians.
Returned to the (Free) French on 28 October 1943.
Decommissioned on 4 January 1954.

 

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Notable events involving Tigre include:


14 May 1940
HMS Phoenix (Lt.Cdr. G.H. Nowell, RN) conducted exercises off Alexandria. These exercises included A/S exercises with the French destroyers Lynx (Cdr. A.M. De Gouyon Matignon de Pontourade) and HMS Tigre (Capt. M. De La Forest Divonne).


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