FFL L'Escarmouche (K 267)
Frigate of the River class
|Navy||The Free French Navy|
|Built by||Blyth Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Ltd. (Blyth, U.K.)|
|Ordered||19 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||30 May 1942|
|Launched||1 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||3 Mar 1944|
Transferred to the F.N.F.L. (Free French) on 3 March 1944 and renamed L'Escarmouche.
|Former name||HMS Frome|
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Notable events involving L'Escarmouche include:
13 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with FFS L'Escarmouche, HMS Rushen Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.C. Warwick, DSC, RNR), HMS Nadder (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Kitto, RNR) and HMS Dumbarton Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.F. Broadhead, RNR). (1)
22 Mar 1944
HMS Uther (Lt. A.A. Catlow, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with FFS L'Escarmouche, FFS L'Aventure, HMS Dovey (T/A/Lt.Cdr. T.W.F. Bolland, RNR) and HMS Loring (Lt. A.d'E.T. Sangster, RN). (1)
- ADM 173/19326
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.