Jean Bart battleship, info needed

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Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Joda » 07 Aug 2018 11:26

According to "Von Berlin bis Caen" of T.Fischer, the SS-Schw.Artillerieabteilung 101 heavily hit and damaged the french battleship "Jean Bart".
But I cannot find any related info on the web.

Is this true?

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Marco

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Re: Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Felix C » 07 Aug 2018 12:32

Hello Marco,

Do you have a date when this occurred? Jean Bart escaped St. Nazaire to NA and then to Casablanca.

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Re: Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Joda » 07 Aug 2018 13:14

No, the book gives no date...may be around June 14...

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Post by Joda » 09 Aug 2018 16:34

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Post by Felix C » 09 Aug 2018 17:45

I take it you mean June 14 in the area of the Channel. Jean Bart was not there. No French battleship was.

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Post by Joda » 09 Aug 2018 18:12

Thank you. You confirm my researches. I think mr Fischer got wrong on this....

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Re: Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » 09 Aug 2018 19:23

Hi Marco,
I was given you a response over here:
https://www.dday-overlord.com/forum/fre ... ml#p113041
Kindly regrads
Prosper :wink: :wink:

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Re: Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Joda » 09 Aug 2018 21:49

Prosper Vandenbroucke wrote:
09 Aug 2018 19:23
Hi Marco,
I was given you a response over here:
https://www.dday-overlord.com/forum/fre ... ml#p113041
Kindly regrads
Prosper :wink: :wink:
Many thanks!

(Btw congrats for your avatar pict, extremely funny !!)

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Post by Joda » 09 Aug 2018 22:20

Just wornder considering this, which cruise did the battery hit just near the Orne River mouth .... anybody can find info about a damaged cruse there about on June 14th 1944?

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Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » 09 Aug 2018 23:02

Joda wrote:
09 Aug 2018 22:20
Just wornder considering this, which cruise did the battery hit just near the Orne River mouth .... anybody can find info about a damaged cruse there about on June 14th 1944?
Hi Marco,
I didn't know but the SS-Schw.Artillerieabteilung 101 was destroyed in 1943 at Stalingrad and when it was refitted it was renamed into Heeres-Artillerie-Abteilung 101
Kindly regards
Prosper :wink: :wink:

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Post by Joda » 10 Aug 2018 09:10

Hi Prosper, the SS Schw.Art.Abt.101 was formed in Oct 1943 with SS Obersturmbannf. Steineck as its commander, then was part of 1.ss PzKorps in Normandy , and it is sometimes referred as Korps Artillerie abteilung. It was renamed 501 about in Oct/Nov 1944.

The one you refer to is a Heer unit, not WSS:
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gli ... /AA101.htm

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Re: Jean Bart battleship, info needed

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » 10 Aug 2018 11:53

Hi Marco
Yes marco,
You'r right and I made a mistake!!!!!!!!

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