HMCS Collingwood was a Flower-class corvette that served with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War.

HMCS Collingwood was a Flower-class corvette that served with the Royal Canadian Navy during the Second World War.

Canadian corvette HMCS Sackville pictured while on convoy escort station. Corvettes were light ships which were battered in heavy seas giving their crews a near lethal beating. One of the most common injury aboard such light vessels was injury because of falls and collisions with stationary objects during heavy seas.

Canadian corvette HMCS Sackville pictured while on convoy escort station…

HMS Wallflower, a typical Flower Class Corvette. These vessels were the mainstay of Allied convoys. 267 were built during the war serving as anti-submarine convoy escorts mainly in the Royal and Royal Canadian Navies.

HMS Wallflower, a typical Flower Class Corvette. These vessels were the mainstay of Allied convoys. 267 were built during the war serving as anti-submarine convoy escorts mainly in the Royal and Royal Canadian Navies.

British Forces: HMS AZALEA, a Flower class corvette built in 1940. The Flower class were the first type of mass produced escort vessels. Royal Navy official photographer © IWM (FL 1300)

British Forces: HMS AZALEA, a Flower class corvette built in The Flower class were the first type of mass produced escort vessels.

HMCS Mayflower, circa 1942. Honours and awards: Atlantic 1941-43; Normandy 1944…

HMCS Mayflower, circa Honours and awards: Atlantic Normandy English Channel 1945

HMNZS Arbutus was a modified Flower-class corvette of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). Built for the Royal Navy as HMS Arbutus, the corvette was transferred to the RNZN on completion in 1944, and operated during the final years of World War II. In April 1947, Arbutus was one of the units involved in a mutiny over poor pay and working conditions. She was decommissioned in 1948 and broken for scrap in 1951.

HMNZS Arbutus was a modified Flower-class corvette of the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN). Built for the Royal Navy as HMS Arbutus, the corvette was transferred to the RNZN on completion in 1944, and operated during the final years of World War II. In April 1947, Arbutus was one of the units involved in a mutiny over poor pay and working conditions. She was decommissioned in 1948 and broken for scrap in 1951.

HMCS Spikenard (K 198) (Canadian Corvette) - Ships hit by German U-boats during WWII - uboat.net

HMCS Spikenard (K of the Royal Canadian Navy - Canadian Corvette of the Flower class - Allied Warships of WWII

HMCS Pas, Canadian Navy Flower Class

HMCS Pas a flower class corvette canada

A view of HMCS Summerside at sea, taken from another ship, circa 1943-1945. Identification:	Pennant number: K141 Honours and awards:	 Atlantic, 1941-44;  Normandy, 1944; English Channel, 1944-45 Gulf of St. Lawrence, 1942, 1944

A view of HMCS Summerside. HX 212 suffered the heaviest loss of any HX convoy in…

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WWII HMCS Rosthern a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Canadian Navy ca. She survived the war and North Atlantic convoy escort duty.

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