Submarine of the Redoutable class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||At.&Ch de la Loire (St. Nazaire, France)|
|Laid down||4 Sep 1927|
|Launched||6 Aug 1929|
|Commissioned||22 Feb 1932|
|End service||27 Nov 1942|
Scuttled at Toulon on 27 November 1942 to prevent her capture by the Germans.
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Notable events involving Achéron include:
12 Feb 1940
The French submarine Acheron, while on patrol in the Atlantic to search for German blockade breakers, intercepts and stopped the British merchant Somme (5265 GRT) north of Madeira in position 34°25'N, 18°08'W. The British ship was released after her identity was established.