FFL Commandant Drogou (K 195)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Free French Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||8 Apr 1940|
|Laid down||17 Dec 1940|
|Launched||11 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||15 Jan 1942|
|End service||May 1947|
Commissioned as Free French Commandant Drogou from 26 January 1942.
|Former name||HMS Chrysanthemum|
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Notable events involving Commandant Drogou include:
22 Nov 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Burdock (Lt.Cdr. E.H. Lynes, RD, RNR), FFS Commandant Drogou, FFS Commandant Detroyat, HMS Morris Dance (T/Lt. S.A. MacKechnie, RNVR) and HMS Rumba (T/Lt. E.C.F.D. Jacquier, RNVR). (1)
12 Dec 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Hydrangea (A/Lt.Cdr. J.E. Woolfenden, RD, RNR), FFS Commandant Drogou, HMS Viviana (Skr. R. Trueman, RNR) and HMS Northern Isles (T/Lt. J.M. Baldry, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17528
- ADM 173/17529
- ADM 173/20191
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.