Paris II

Turkey,Mediterranean

The trawler Paris was built in Le Havre in 1913 for the company Poret & Lobez, but was after the outbreak of world war one requisitioned by the French navy and converted to a patrol boat. The navy just added the number "II" to her name. She was sent to Syria which was a French colony at the time, and used for patrolling the coastline and eastern Mediterranean. Outside Kemer in Turkey 13.December 1917 she was taken under Ottoman coastal artillery and sunk. The wreck was found in 1995 and rest today on her keel on a depth of 25 to 32 meter right outside Kemer harbor.


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Paris II
Paris
55,0 x 8,5 x ? m
     
Tons: Built: Home Port:
551 displ
Le Havre ( FR ) 1913
( FR )

36° 36' N30° 35' E
( Source: Wannadive )


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Last updated: September 2019