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Superstructure and Fittings : HMCS Sackville, Canadian Flower Class Corvette, Halifax, Canada

Superstructure and Fittings : HMCS Sackville, Canadian Flower Class Corvette, Halifax, Canada

HMCS Regina (K 234) of the Royal Canadian Navy - Canadian Corvette of the Flower class - Allied Warships of WWII - uboat.net

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

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 .

26 November 1940 worldwartwo.filminspector.com HMCS Snowberry

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

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).

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.

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Captain Brown's Short Focsle Corvette Build Log - The Flower Class Corvette and WWII Royal Navy Forums