Allied Warships

FR Souffleur

Submarine of the Requin class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byArsenal de Cherbourg (Cherbourg, France) 
Laid down2 Oct 1922 
Launched1 Oct 1924 
Commissioned10 Aug 1926 
Lost25 Jun 1941 
Loss position33° 49'N, 35° 26'E

Souffleur (Lieutanant De Vaisseau Benoit Lejay) was torpedoed and sunk on 25 June 1941 off Beyrut, Lebanon in position 33º49'N, 35º26'E by the British submarine HMS Parthian.


Commands listed for FR Souffleur

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1Benoit Lejay, FR20 Mar 194025 Jun 1941

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