HMS FROBISHER RESCUES A FRENCH DESTROYER. 10 MARCH 1944, COLOMBO, CEYLON. HMS FROBISHER, IMPROVED BIRMINGHAM CLASS CRUISER, BACK FROM THE RESCUE OF THE FRENCH DESTROYER LE TRIOMPHANT. FROBISHER TOWED THE FRENCH DESTROYER 1,200 MILES TO SAFETY.
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C in C Eastern Fleet Admiral Sir James Somerville, KCB, KBE, DSO, speaking to the ship's company of FROBISHER. He told them their story would be 'good for a pint of beer for many years to come'.
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