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

Name Builder Launch Date Fate
HMS Ranunculus (K117) Simons 25th June 1941 Served with the French Navy as Renoncule in 1941, she later became the merchant ship Southern Lily in 1947.
HMS Rhododendron (K78) Harland & Wolff 2nd September 1940 Became the merchant ship Maj Vinke in 1950.
HMS Rockrose (K51) Hill, Richardson, Westgarth & Clark 26th July 1941 Served with the South African Navy as Protea in 1947.

Protea (ex HMS Rockrose), March 1950.

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HMS Rose (K102) Simons 22nd September 1941 Served with the Norwegian Navy in 1941 and was lost on 26th October 1944.
HMS Salvia (K97) Simons 6th August 1940 Lost on Christmas Eve 1941 after being torpedoed by U568. (Info from Daniel Morgan)
HMS Samphire (K128) Smiths Dock 14th April 1941 Lost on 30th January 1943.
HMS Saxifrage (K04) Hill, Richardson, Westgarth & Clark 24th October 1941 Served with the Norwegian Navy as Polarfront 1 in 1947.
HMS Snapdragon (K10) Simons 3rd September 1940 Lost on 19th December 1942.
HMS Snowdrop (K67) Smiths Dock 19th July 1940 Scrapped in September 1949 at Tyne.
HMS Spiraea (K08) Inglis, Kincaid 31st October 1940 Became the merchant ship Thessalonika in 1948.
HMS Starwort (K20) Inglis, Kincaid 12th February 1941 Became the merchant ship Southern Broom in 1948.

HMS Starwort sent in by Bob Clay whose friend Arthur Cattell (now deceased) served on her.

HMS Stonecrop (K142) Smiths Dock 12th May 1941 Became the merchant ship Silver King in 1949, changed name to Martha Vinke in 1950.
HMS Sundew (K57) Lewis 28th May 1941 Served with the French Navy as Roselys in 1941, she was scrapped in May 1948 at Troon.
HMS Sunflower (K41) Smiths Dock 19th August 1940 Scrapped in August 1947 at Hayle.