HMS Marguerite (K 54)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||31 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||30 Dec 1939|
|Launched||8 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||20 Nov 1940|
Sold in 1947 and used as a weather observation ship until scrapped on 8 September 1961 at Gent, Belgium.
Commands listed for HMS Marguerite (K 54)
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|1||Lt. Arthur Norman Blundell, RNR||16 Oct 1940||Jul 1943|
|2||T/Lt. Frank Fitzpatrick Johnson, RANVR||Jul 1943||15 May 1944|
|3||T/Lt. George Kenneth Wrigley, RNVR||15 May 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Marguerite include:
19 Mar 1941
HMS Marguerite (Lt.Cdr. A.N. Blundell, RNR) picks up 58 survivors from the Dutch merchant Mandalika that was torpedoed and sunk east of the Canary Islands in position 18°16'N, 21°26'W by German U-boat U-105.
31 May 1941
The British merchant Sire is torpedoed and sunk west-south-west of Freetown in position 08°50'N, 15°30'W by German U-boat U-107. HMS Marguerite (Lt.Cdr. A.N. Blundell, RNR) later picks up 46 survivors.
1 Jun 1941
HMS Marguerite (Lt.Cdr. A.N. Blundell, RNR) picks up 62 survivors from the British merchant Alfred Jones that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-107 140 nautical miles west-south-west of Freetown in position 08°00'N, 15°00'W.
- File 2.12.03.6366 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)