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Short histories of Flower Class Corvettes from HMS Calendula to HMS Fritillary. Shown on this web page are ships company notice board, histories, photos and paintings and prints.

Other ships will be added soon, this page is under construction.

Displacement 925 tons, and a crew of 85, top speed of 16 knots. and a armament of one 4 - inch gun, one 2 pounder AA  and four .303 inch AA guns. 

Name Builder Launch Date Fate
HMS Calendula (K28) Harland & Wolff 21st March 1940 Served with the US Navy as Ready from 1942, became a merchant ship called Villa Cisneros in 1948 changing her name to Villa Bens in 1949.
HMS Camellia (K31) Harland & Wolff 4th May 1940 Served as the merchant ship Hetty W Vinke from 1948.
HMS Campanula (K18) Fleming & Ferguson 23rd May 1940 Scrapped on 21st August 1947 at Dunston.
HMS Campion (K108) Crown, Clark 26th April 1941 Scrapped in May 1947 at Newport.
HMS Candytuft (K09) Grangemouth, NE Marine 8th July 1940 Served with the US Navy as Tenacity from 1942. Became merchant ship Maw Hwa in 1947.
HMS Carnation (K00) Grangemouth, NE Marine 3rd September 1940 Served with the Netherlands Navy as Frisio from 1943-45, became a merchant ship Southern Laurel in 1949.