: Wasn't Richelieu in the right hands?
'til January 1943 holed up in Dakar, then sailing to New York for extensive repairs and refit-
So in October 1943 she joined the Allies, proving herself to be a useful addition to the fleets she served with.
Camouflage was after repairs in May 1944.
She was in Singapore 12th September 1945 and back in Trincomalee on the 27th.