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Old 26-03-2012, 23:30
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Cool Commanding Officer of Le Mars on 11/27/1942

I am looking for the name and rank of the commanding officer of the French L'Adroit class destroyer Le Mars at the time she was scuttled on 11/27/1942. I believe this vessel was commanded by Lieutenant Commander F.R. Lamorte at the outbreak of the war, but do not know if there was a change in command prior to the scuttling.
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Old 27-03-2012, 20:22
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01-10-1938 Capitaine de Corvette - Lieutenant Commander La Morte

25-11-1940 Capitaine de Corvette - Lieutenant Commander Pinczon du Sel

28-05-1942 Capitaine de Corvette - Lieutenant Commander Palut

From "Les Torpilleurs de 1 500 tonnes du type l'Adroit" Marines Editions

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Old 28-03-2012, 12:34
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Default Re: Commanding Officer of Le Mars on 11/27/1942

French L'Adroit class destroyer Le Mars taken in 1930.
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Default Re: Commanding Officer of Le Mars on 11/27/1942

Hello Le Breton,

I am hoping you could supply the names/ranks of the captains of other French destroyers of this type. I sent you a private message with the details of what I am seeking.

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Mark C. Jones
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