Monday, 19 June 2017

French destroyer Chacal executed trials with success according to the Dutch magazine Marineblad dated 1926 no. 4

An item referred to the Naval and Military Record dated 31 March 1926 reporting that the French 2.400 ton destroyer Chacal built by Penhoet and fitted out with Rateau turbines finally executed her trials with success after first undergoing boiler problems. (1)

1. Of the Chacal-class, laid down at Ateliers et Chantiers de Saint-Nazaire, Penhoet, Saint Nazaire, France on 18 September 1923, launched on 27 September 1924, commissioned on 12 June 1926 and sunk by German aircraft off Boulogne-sur-Mer, France on 24 May 1940.