Allied Warships

HMS Hollyhock (K 64)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 64 
Built byJohn Crown & Sons Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K) : N.E. Marine 
Ordered31 Aug 1939 
Laid down27 Nov 1939 
Launched19 Aug 1940 
Commissioned19 Nov 1940 
Lost9 Apr 1942 
Loss position7° 21'N, 81° 57'E
History

HMS Hollyhock (Lt.Cdr. Thomas Edward Davies, OBE, RNR) was bombed and sunk by Japanese carrier aircraft east of Ceylon in position 07º21'N, 81º57'E.

 

Commands listed for HMS Hollyhock (K 64)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Thomas Edward Davies, OBE, RNR2 Nov 19409 Apr 1942 (+)

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Notable events involving Hollyhock include:


9 Apr 1942
my father in law leonard rollinson one of the few that survived sinking. (1)

Sources

  1. Personal communication

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