HMCS Sackville (Flower class corvette)

Ian Urquhart served as EO in 'Sackville', the Last Corvette, for 22 years.

HMS Bluebell - a Flower class Corvette that was sunk in 1945

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On 22 February 1943 HMCS Weyburn (A/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Maitland Wake Golby, RCNR) was mined off Cape Espartel east of Gibraltar in position 35º46'N, 06º02'W. Twelve members off her crew including her commanding officer were lost with the ship. The mine was laid by U-118 on 1 February 1943.

HMCS Weyburn (K (Canadian Corvette) Date of attack 22 Feb 1943 Nationality: Canadian Fate Sunk by (Werner Czygan) Position - Grid CG 9585 Complement 83 officers and men dead and 71 survivors).

Canadian Flower Class Corvette 1 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Canadian Flower Class Corvette 1 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Corvettes leaving Halifax 1941

In January the formidable (and fast) battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, which outgunned any Allied ship that could catch them, put to sea from Germany to raid the shipping lanes in Operation Berlin.

26 November 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com HMCS Snowberry

Events of 26 November including the British ban on wartime importation of bananas by Lord Woolton.

Canadian corvette Pictou had survived three North Atlantic winters of U-boat wolf packs before being entrusted with the safety of the largest trade convoy ...

Canadian corvette Pictou had survived three North Atlantic winters of U-boat wolf packs before being entrusted with the safety of the largest trade convoy .

HMCS Regina K234 On 8 August 1944, Regina was torpedoed and sunk by U-667 8 nautical miles (15 km) north of Trevose Head on the coast of Cornwall at 50°42′N 5°3′WCoordinates: 50°42′N 5°3′W while rescuing survivors of the American merchant Liberty ship Ezra Weston. The warship sank in 28 seconds. Thirty of the ship's crew were killed.

HMCS Regina a Flower-class corvette of WWII. The Flower class were largely used for convoy escort.

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