Allied Warships

FR Archimede

Submarine of the Redoutable class

NavyThe French Navy
Built byChantiers Navals Francais (Caen, France) 
Laid down1 Aug 1927 
Launched6 Sep 1930 
Commissioned22 Dec 1932 
End service19 Feb 1952 

Based in North Africa during the Allied landings.
Rejoined the Allied cause.
Stricken 19 February 1952.


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Notable events involving Archimede include:

14 Feb 1940
Archimede was involved in a collision with the French fishing vessel Alize ( 112 GRT) near Brest. The fishing vessel sank as a result of this accident. (1)

19 Feb 1943
Archimede arrived at Bermuda from Dakar.

21 Feb 1943
Archimede departed Bermuda for the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

23 Feb 1944
Archimede arrived at Bermuda from the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

26 Feb 1944
Archimede departed Bermuda for Casablanca.


  1. Personal communication

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