Submarine of the Saphir class
|Navy||The French Navy|
|Built by||Arsenal de Toulon (Toulon, France)|
|Laid down||25 May 1926|
|Launched||20 Dec 1928|
|Commissioned||30 Sep 1930|
|End service||8 Dec 1942|
Disarmed at Bizerte, Tunisia and captured there by the Italians on 8 December 1942.
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Notable events involving Saphir include:
28 Jun 1940
The Italian merchant Alicantino (1642 GRT) hits a mine, laid by the French submarine Saphir (Lt. R. Caminati) on 13 June 1940, and sank of Cagliari.