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Corbesier (DE-106)
Senegalais (F-02)

CLASS - Cannon
Displacement 1,240 Tons, Dimensions, 306' (oa) x 36' 7" x 11' 8" (Max)
Armament 3 x 3"/50, 2x 40mmAA, 10x 20mm AA, 3 x 21" TT, 1 Hedgehog, 8 DCT's 2 DC racks.
Machinery, 6,000 BHP; 4 GM Model 16-278A Diesel Engines with eletric drive, 2 screws
Speed, 21 Knots, Crew 186.

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Dravo, Wilmington DE on 24 April 1943, Launched 11 November 1943
The name Corbesier (DE-106) was cancelled 24 September 1943
Transferred to France (Lend-Lease) 02 January 1944, renamed Senegalais
Stricken (USN) 14 May 1952

Fate: Transferred to France permanently under MDAP 21 April 1952
Stricken May 1964, Sold October 1965 and scrapped.

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Corbesier 241k 11 November 1943: Wilmington, Del, - Senegalais (DE 106) shortly before her launching, apparently in a snowstorm. S. Dale Hargrave
Newport News, Va.
Corbesier 63k launch photo, found on the Wilmington Riverfront website Russ Smith
Corbesier 207k 22 May 1944: Algiers, Algeria - Senegalais (ex-USS Corbesier DE-106) under french flag. On the footbridge we can recognize- Robert D. Murphy, American ambassador in Algiers, Radm. H. Kent Hewitt, The French Navy minister Louis Jacquinot and the two french admirals, Andre Lemonnier and Philippe Auboyneau. Louis Le Coent
Vannes, France
Corbesier 68k Senegalais, undated wartime image Bob Hurst
Worksop, Nottinghamshire,
England, United Kingdom
Corbesier 68k Senegalais, undated wartime image
Corbesier 54k circa 1952: location unknown

Corbesier DE-106 History
No entry for this vessel, to view another vessels DANFS history entry
(Located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site, the main archive for the DANFS Online Project.)

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