Saturday, 13 May 2017

French auxiliary cruiser Ailette arrived at Emden, Germany according to the Dutch newspaper Twentsch dagblad dated 10 March 1919

An item dated Emden, Germany 10th reported the arrival of the French auxiliary cruiser Ailette to examine the German merchant ships lying there.(1)

1. Not an auxiliary cruiser but a 493 tons sloop of the Ailette-class, laid down in 1917 and broken up in the Second World War.