Category:A755 Commandant Robert Giraud (ship, 1941)

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  • Built by Norderwerft Koser & Meyer, Hamburg.
  • Launched 1941
  • Completed 18 Dec 1941. Named: IMELMANN
  • Dimensions: 78 x 10.8 x 3.65 meters
  • Displacement: approx. 1,200 tons
  • Propulsion: 4 diesels, 2 shafts, 8,800 hp, 18.5 knots

Interned in Spain 8/1944, turned over to RN 12/1945, transferred to France 8/1946 Renamed: COMMANDANT ROBERT GIRAUD (A755) (may have been F755 initially).

  • Operated as a seaplane support ship in Indochina through the 1950's;
  • Reclassified as netlayer in 1963 and stationed in Madagascar.
  • Decommissioned to reserve 1976.

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