HMS Poppy (K 213)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Alexander Hall & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||3 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||6 Mar 1941|
|Launched||20 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||12 May 1942|
HMS Poppy is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Sold in 1946 and became the merchantile Rami.
Commands listed for HMS Poppy (K 213)
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|1||Lt. Neil Kenneth Boyd, RNR||3 Mar 1942||15 May 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Denzil Richard Cranley Onslow, RNR||15 May 1943||24 Oct 1944|
|3||Lt. Henry Roach, RNR||24 Oct 1944||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Poppy include:
9 Jul 1942
HMS Poppy (Lt. N.K. Boyd, RNR) picks up 53 survivors from the American merchant Hoosier that was damaged by German aircraft about 65 nautical miles north-east of Iokanka. The abandoned Hoosier was finally sunk by German U-boat U-376 early the next day.