Allied Warships

HNMS Friso (ii) (K 00)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Dutch Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 00 
Built byGrangemouth Dry Dock Co. (Grangemouth, Scotland): N.E. Marine 
Ordered25 Jul 1939 
Laid down31 Oct 1939 
Launched8 Jul 1940 
Commissioned26 Mar 1943 
End service4 Oct 1944 
History

Served as Royal Netherlands Navy HrMs Friso from 26 March 1943 to 4 October 1944. Sold into merchantile service on 31 March 1948 and renamed Southern Laurel in 1949. Scrapped at Stravanger, Norway in 1966.

 
Former nameHMS Carnation

Commands listed for HNMS Friso (ii) (K 00)

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CommanderFromTo
1luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Jonkheer Paul Louis Marie van Geen, RNN26 Mar 194315 Sep 1943
2luitenant ter zee 1e klasse (Lt.Cdr.) Lambert Johan Goslings, RNN15 Sep 194319 Jun 1944
3luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Jonkheer Jacob Adriaan Feith, RNN19 Jun 194415 Aug 1944
4luitenant ter zee 2e klasse (Lt.) Sako Lambertus de Jong, RNN15 Aug 19445 Oct 1944

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Notable events involving Friso (ii) include:


7 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Stork (Cdr. F.J. Walker, DSO, RN) and HMS Gardenia (T/Lt. C.J Jackson, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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