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HMCS SPIKENARD

HMCS SPIKENARD

Statistical Data

  • Pendant: K198
  • Type: Corvette
  • Class: FLOWER Class 1939-1940
  • Displacement: 950 tonnes
  • Length: 205.1 ft
  • Width: 33.1 ft
  • Draught: 11.5 ft
  • Speed: 16 kts
  • Compliment: 6 Officers and 79 Crew
  • Arms: 1-4" Gun, 1-2 pdr, 2-20mm, Hedgehog
  • Builder: Davie Shipbuilding and Repairing Co. Ltd., Lauzon, Que.
  • Keel Laid: 24-Feb-40
  • Date Launched: 10-Aug-40
  • Date Commissioned: 15-May-41
  • Paid off: 10-Feb-42

Remarks

Torpedoed and sunk by U136, south of Iceland, while escorting convoy SC.67. There were only eight survivors.

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