HMS Southern Flower (FY 332)
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||[No specific class]|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Launched||18 Jul 1928|
|Lost||3 Mar 1945|
|Loss position||64° 05'N, 23° 15'W|
Completed in October 1928.
On 3 March 1945, HMS Southern Flower (Skipper George William Brown, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk by the German submarine U-1022 off Reykjavik, Iceland in position 64º05'N, 23º15'W. (25 dead, 1 survivor, the Commanding Officer)
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Southern Flower|
Commands listed for HMS Southern Flower (FY 332)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||Skr. John Coxall, RNR||22 Aug 1940||9 Aug 1941|
|2||Skr. John Baxter, RNR||9 Aug 1941||21 Dec 1942|
|3||Skr. Herbert Clarke, RNR||21 Dec 1942||May 1944|
|4||Skr. George William Brown, RNR||May 1944||3 Mar 1945|
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