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FRENCH NAVY (FRANCE)

CONVERTED MERCHANT SHIPS

auxiliary harbour patrol craft of WWII

100 - 1000 BRT

VP1 Alcyon (1919, 236, 1939/40 - ?/?/1941), VP3 Notre Dame de Lourdes (1918, 236, 1939/40 - 3/7/1940), VP15 Odet (1908, 212, 1939/40 - AD141 1940), VP51 Jean d`Agréve (, 112, 1939/40 - AD222 1940), VP89 Loup de Mer (1922, 228, 1939/40 - 11/1940),

Ship project history: Small merchant vessels converted to patrol and guard service. Many smaller vessels were also converted and received VP numeration.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Ivan Gogin, 2009-11