Allied Warships

FR Achéron

Submarine of the Redoutable class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byAt.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France) 
Laid down4 Sep 1927 
Launched6 Aug 1929 
Commissioned22 Feb 1932 
End service27 Nov 1942 

Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
Raised by the Italians 26 June 1943.
Sunk by Allied aircraft on 24 November 1943.


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Notable events involving Achéron include:

12 Feb 1940
The French submarine Acheron, while on patrol in the Atlantic to search for German blockade breakers, intercepts and stopped the British merchant Somme (5265 GRT) north of Madeira in position 34°25'N, 18°08'W. The British ship was released after her identity was established.

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