FR La Bastiaise
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||25 Jul 1939|
|Laid down||18 Nov 1939|
|Launched||8 Apr 1940|
|Commissioned||22 Jun 1940|
|Lost||22 Jun 1940|
First (and only) Flower-class corvette commissioned into the French Navy just before the armistice.
Mined on trails off Hartlepool on 22 June 1940.
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Notable events involving La Bastiaise include:
7 Nov 2015
A memorial obelisk, with the names of all those who died when La Bastiaise hit a mine whilst on trials off the river Tees on 22nd. June 1940, will be dedicated at a service in Smiths Dock Park on Saturday 7th. November 2015. (1)
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