List of ships of the Free French Naval Forces

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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]

Courbet class[edit]

French-built escorts[edit]

Chacal class[edit]

Fantasque class[edit]

Bourrasque class[edit]

Escorts leased by the British[edit]

Hunt class[edit]

Flower class[edit]

  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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]

Patrol vessels[edit]

  • Poulmic - lost 7 November 1940[1]

Cargo ships[edit]

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

Sail ships[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poulmic". Shipwrecks and History In Plymouth Sound. 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013.