Submarine of the Circé class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Chantiers de la Gironde (Bordeaux, France)|
|Laid down||1 Feb 1924|
|Launched||25 Nov 1927|
|Commissioned||26 May 1928|
|Lost||9 May 1940|
|Loss position||52° 47'N, 3° 49'E|
At 00.14 hours on 9 May 1940, the Doris (Capitaine De Corvette Jean Ernest Marie Favreul) was torpedoed and sunk about 30 nautical miles west of Petten, Netherlands in position 52º47'N, 03º49'E by the German submarine U-9.
See also this article about the discovery of the Doris.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the FR Doris|
Commands listed for FR Doris
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|Jean Ernest Marie Favreul,||9 May 1940 (+)|
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Notable events involving Doris include:
Doris'page updates Built by : Chantiers de la Gironde Bordeaux instead of Chantiers Schneider de Chalon sur Sa?ne. Ordered : January 1923 Commissioned : April 1930 (I'm the son of Doris'commanding officer and you can publish my name online) (1)
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