HMS Statice (K 281)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Collingwood Shipyards Ltd. (Collingwood, Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||6 Dec 1941|
|Launched||10 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Sep 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
HMS Statice is not listed as active unit in the October 1945 Navy List
Returned to the United States Navy on 21 June 1946.
|Former name||USS Vim|
Commands listed for HMS Statice (K 281)
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|1||T/Lt. Richard Wolfenden, RNR||20 Sep 1943||24 Feb 1945|
|2||T/Lt. John Byron Bramwell, RNVR||24 Feb 1945||mid 1945|
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Noteable events involving Statice include:
7 Jul 1944
German U-boat U-678 was sunk in the English Channel south-west of Brighton, in position 50°32'N, 00°23'W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and the British corvette HMS Statice. (see map)