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FNFL
Naval Ensign of the FNFL
Naval jack of the FNFL
Motto: Honneur, Patrie, Valeur, Discipline
("Honour, Homeland, Valour, Discipline")
Components
Forces navales françaises libres
Aéronavale française libre
Commandos de Marine
People
Charles De Gaulle
Émile Muselier
Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu
Philippe Kieffer
Ships
Ships of the FNFL

This is an incomplete list of the ships of the Free French Naval Forces.

Battleships[edit | edit source]

Courbet class[edit | edit source]

French-built escorts[edit | edit source]

Chacal class[edit | edit source]

Fantasque class[edit | edit source]

Bourrasque class[edit | edit source]

Escorts leased by the British[edit | edit source]

Hunt class[edit | edit source]

Flower class[edit | edit source]

  • Aconit (K58) (ex-HMS Aconite)
  • Alysse (K100) (ex-HMS Alyssum) - lost 9 February 1942
  • Commandant d'Estienne d'Orves (K93) (ex-HMS Lotus)
  • Commandant Détroyat (K183) (ex-HMS Coriander)
  • Commandant Drogou (K195) (ex-HMS Chrysanthemum)
  • Lobélia (K05) (ex-HMS Lobelia)
  • Mimosa (K11) (ex-HMS Mimosa) - lost 9 June 1942
  • Renoncule (K117) (ex-HMS Renonculus)
  • Roselys (K57) (ex-HMS Sundew)

Cannon class[edit | edit source]

  • Algérien (ex-USS Cronin (DE-107), later Oise)
  • Hova (ex-USS Hova (DE-110))
  • Marocain (ex-USS Marocain (DE-109))
  • Sénégalais (ex-USS Corbesier (DE-106))
  • Somali (ex-USS Somali (DE-111))
  • Tunisien (ex-USS Crosley (DE-108))

River class[edit | edit source]

  • Aventure (K263) (ex-HMS Braid)
  • Croix de Lorraine (K258) (ex-HMS Strule)
  • Découverte (K370) (ex-HMS Windrush)
  • Escarmouche (K267) (ex-HMS Frome)
  • Surprise (K292) (ex-HMS Torridge)
  • Tonkinois (K260) (ex-HMS Moyola)

Submarines[edit | edit source]

Patrol vessels[edit | edit source]

  • Poulmic - lost 7 November 1940[1]

Cargo ships[edit | edit source]

  • Félix Roussel
  • Fort Binger
  • Franche-Comté
  • Indochinois

Sail ships[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Poulmic". Shipwrecks and History In Plymouth Sound. 2013. http://www.promare.co.uk/ships/Wrecks/Wk_Poulmic.html. Retrieved 3 March 2013. 


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