Submarine of the Surcouf class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Cherbourg (Cherbourg, France)|
|Laid down||1 Oct 1927|
|Launched||18 Nov 1929|
|Commissioned||3 May 1934|
|Lost||18 Feb 1942|
|Loss position||10° 40'N, 79° 31'W|
Seized on 3 July 1940 by the British while at Plymouth.
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Notable events involving Surcouf include:
19 Feb 1941
HMS Thunderbolt (Lt. C.B. Crouch, DSO, RN) departed from Holy Loch bound for Halifax, Canada. From that base she is to protect convoys from being attacked by German surface raiders.
- ADM 199/1115
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.