French Navy Pays Tribute to Missing Submarine Minerve

September 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – Two emotional ceremonies were held on land and at sea on 14 and 15 September 2019 to pay tribute to the submariners who died in the sinking of La Minerve on 27 January 1968 off Toulon. In the presence of many elected officials, including Mr. Hubert Falco, Mayor of Toulon, a first ceremony took place at the submariners monument in Toulon on September 14th. In the presence of a large audience, Honorary Vice-Admiral Laurent Isnard, Commander of the Borough and the Mediterranean Sea Zone,…

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French Navy does not forget the 52 sailors of the Minerve disappeared at sea on January 27, 1968

Google Translation Two ceremonies, organized by the General Association of former submariners (AGASM), took place in tribute to the sailors of Minerve, missing at sea, off Toulon, January 27, 1968. They were held in Brest at monument of sailors missing in the sea of ​​Plougonvelin, and Toulon at the monument of submarines in the presence of families and relatives of the crew of Minerve. Vice-Admiral Charles-Henri du Ché, Maritime Prefect of the Mediterranean and Commander-in-Chief for the Mediterranean, accompanied by Captain Cyril de Jaurias, commanding the squadron of nuclear attack…

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