Submarine of the Redoutable class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France)|
|Laid down||3 Mar 1927|
|Launched||10 Apr 1929|
|Commissioned||1 Sep 1932|
|Lost||7 Nov 1940|
|Loss position||0° 20'S, 8° 50'E|
The French submarine FR Poncelet lost on 7 Nov 1940 in position 0° 20'S, 8° 50'E.
Sunk off Gabon in position 00º20'S, 08º50'E by the British sloop HMS Milford.
We don't have any commands listed for FR Poncelet
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Notable events involving Poncelet include:
29 Sep 1939
Poncelet (Lt. P.H.S.B. De Saussine du Pont de Gault) intercepts and captures the German merchant Chemnitz (5522 GRT) of the Azores in position 38°05'N, 30°40'W. A prize crew took the Chemnitz to Casablanca. She was renamed Saint Bernard by the French.