HMS Mignonette (K 38)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) : N.E. Marine|
|Ordered||31 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||15 Jul 1940|
|Launched||28 Jan 1941|
|Commissioned||7 May 1941|
Sold in 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Mignonette (K 38)
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|1||Lt. Harold Hinksman Brown, RNR||10 Apr 1941||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Mignonette include:
7 Feb 1943
HMS Campanula (Lt.Cdr. B.A. Rogers, RD, RNR) and HMS Mignonette (Lt H.H. Brown, RNR) together pick up the 37 survivors from the British merchant Afrika that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-402 in the North Atlantic in position 55°16'N, 26°31'W.
15 Jul 1943
German U-boat U-135 was sunk in the Atlantic, in position 28°20'N, 13°17'W, by the British sloop HMS Rochester (Cdr. H.V. King, OBE, RN) and the British corvettes HMS Mignonette (Lt. H.H. Brown, RNR) and HMS Balsam (Lt. J.E.L. Peters, RNVR) and an American Catalina aircraft (VP-92). (see map)
21 Jan 1945
German U-boat U-1199 was sunk in the English Channel near the Scilly Isles, in position 49°57'N, 05°42'W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Icarus (Lt.Cdr. D.D. Bone, RN) and the British corvette HMS Mignonette (Lt. H.H. Brown, DSC, RNR). (see map)