Allied Warships

FR Albatros

Large destroyer of the Aigle class

NavyThe French Navy
TypeLarge destroyer
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Laid down21 Feb 1929 
Launched27 Jun 1930 
Commissioned25 Dec 1931 
End service9 Sep 1959 

Operated by the Vichy French and based at Casablanca during the Allied landing in North Africa in November 1942.
Damaged on 8 November 1942 by American aircraft.
Repaired and rejoined the Allied cause.
Used as gunnery training ship until stricken on 9 September 1959.


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Notable events involving Albatros include:

18 Apr 1940
Albatros departed Brest in escort of Convoy FP 2, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 20 April. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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