Allied Warships

HMS La Cordeliere

Torpedo boat of the La Melpoméne class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeTorpedo boat
ClassLa Melpoméne 
Built byCh Augustin Normand (Le Havre, France) 
Laid down16 Aug 1934 
Launched9 Sep 1936 
Commissioned6 Jul 1940 
End service9 Sep 1945 
HistoryCaptured by the British at Portsmouth on 3 July 1940.
Paid off on 9 September 1945.
Returned to Cherbourgh on 23 September 1945.
Stricken 17 February 1950. 

Commands listed for HMS La Cordeliere

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1Cdr. Robert William Stirling-Hamilton, RN6 Jul 1940mid 1941
2Lt. Arthur John Goodeve Barff, RNRmid 194116 Feb 1945
3T/Lt. Frank Alexander Haworth, RNVR16 Feb 19459 Sep 1945

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