HMS Mallow (K 81)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||19 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||14 Nov 1939|
|Launched||22 May 1940|
|Commissioned||2 Jul 1940|
|End service||11 Jan 1944|
HMS Mallow is not listed as active unit in the December 1943 Navy List
Transferred to the Yugoslavian Navy on 11 January 1944 and renamed Nada.
|Career notes||To the Yogoslavian Navy as Nada|
Commands listed for HMS Mallow (K 81)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. William Brown Piggott, RNR||21 May 1940||1 Jul 1941|
|2||Lt. William Robert Boyce Noall, RNR||1 Jul 1941||10 May 1943|
|3||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Harold Thomas Stewart Clouston, RNVR||10 May 1943||mid 1943|
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Notable events involving Mallow include:
17 Nov 1940
HMS Mallow (Lt.Cdr. W.B. Piggott, RNR) picks up 18 survivors from the British merchant Saint Germain that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-137 north-north-west of Tory Island in position 55°40'N, 08°40'W.
19 Oct 1941
German U-boat U-204 was sunk near Tangier, in position 35°46'N, 06°02'W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Mallow (Lt. W.R.B. Noall, RNR) and the British sloop HMS Rochester (Cdr. C.B. Allen, RN).
13 Nov 1943
HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Avon (Lt.Cdr. P.G.A. King, RD, RNR) and HMS Mallow, HMS Watchman (Lt.Cdr. G.H.D. Williams, RN) and HMS Windrush. (1)
- File 2.12.03.6372 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)