Destroyer of the Bourrasque class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Chantiers Navals Francais (Caen, France)|
|Laid down||20 Aug 1923|
|Launched||30 Aug 1924|
|Commissioned||1 Dec 1926|
|Lost||23 May 1940|
Orage (Capitaine De Fregate Roger Vincent Marie Viennot De Vaublanc) was sunk on 23 May 1940 off Boulogne by German aircraft. The Commanding officer was wounded in the sinking.
Commands listed for FR Orage
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|Roger Vincent Marie Viennot De Vaublanc, FR||23 May 1940|
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Notable events involving Orage include:
21 Apr 1940
Orage (Capitaine de Fregate Roger Vincent Marie Viennot de Vaublanc) departed Brest in escort of Convoy FS 3, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 24 April. (1)
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