HMS Potentilla (K 214)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||William Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||3 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||28 Feb 1941|
|Launched||18 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||13 Mar 1944|
Commissioned into the Royal Norwegian Navy as Potentila on 16 January 1942.
HMS Potentilla is not listed as active unit in the January 1945 Navy List
Sold on 13 March 1946 and scrapped at Gateshead.
|Career notes||To the Royal Norwegian Navy as Potentilla|
Commands listed for HMS Potentilla (K 214)
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|1||Lt. Richard Harwin Nossiter, DSC, RANVR||17 May 1944||late 1944|
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Notable events involving Potentilla include:
3 May 1944
HMS H 32 (Lt. M.D. Hutley, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Lord Nuffield (A/Skr.Lt. C.L. Buchan, RNR), HMS Copinsay (Skr. J.A. MacTean, RNR) and HMS Potentilla (Lt. R.H. Nossiter, DSC, RANVR). (1)
- ADM 173/18480
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.