Minesweeper of the Chamois class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Lorient (Lorient, France)|
|Laid down||Nov 1936|
|Launched||29 Apr 1938|
|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 Chamois include:
21 Nov 1939
Departed Brest on 21 November 1939 as escort for convoy 14-BS, bound for Casablanca (due there on 27 November 1939. The French steamer Arijon was sunk during the first 24hrs of convoy on the 22 November 1939, being torpedoed by U-43. (1)
18 Apr 1940
Chamois departed Brest in escort of Convoy FP 2, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 21 April. (1)
27 Apr 1940
Chamois departed Brest in escort of Convoy FS 4, en route Greenock, Scotland. Arrived at Greenock on 29 April. (1)
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