HMCS BRANTFORD showing a significant buildup of ice. (Source Veteran Affairs Canada ) February Life for the 60 or so crew was very difficult, especially so when plying the Atlantic in winter, Ice become so thick it often threatened to capsize the ships
HMS Vervain - The Flower-class corvette was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean 25 nautical miles km) south east of Dungarvan, County Waterford, Ireland by ( Kriegsmarine) with the loss of 60 of her 94 crew
HMS ALISMA, BRITISH FLOWER CLASS CORVETTE. 22 APRIL 1942, LIVERPOOL.