Allied Warships

FR La Sultane

Submarine of the Argonaute class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byChantiers Schneider et Cie (Chalon sur SaĆ“ne, France) 
Laid down3 Feb 1931 
Launched5 Aug 1932 
Commissioned20 May 1935 
End service27 Dec 1946 

Rejoined the Allies after the landings in North Africa.
Stricken 27 December 1946.


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Notable events involving La Sultane include:

1 Sep 1944
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) departed La Maddalena for Marseilles, France. She made the passage together with the French submarine La Sultane (Lt. Javouhey). They were escorted by USS PC 546 (Lt.(jg) J. O'Shea, USNR) and USS PC 591 (Lt. J.L. Clark, USNR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/19310

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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