HNoMS Rose (K 102)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Norwegian Navy|
|Built by||William Simons & Co. Ltd. (Renfrew, Scotland)|
|Ordered||25 Jul 1939|
|Laid down||3 Sep 1940|
|Launched||22 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||31 Oct 1941|
|Lost||26 Oct 1944|
|Loss position||45° 50'N, 40° 15'W|
Transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy as Rose upon completion.
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|Former name||HMS Rose|
Commands listed for HNoMS Rose (K 102)
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|1||Thomas Jacobsen,||13 Oct 1941||30 May 1943|
|2||Leif Rosenvold Lund,||30 May 1943||13 Aug 1944|
|3||Per Scott-Hansen,||13 Aug 1944||13 Oct 1944|
|4||Leif Rosenvold Lund,||13 Oct 1944||26 Oct 1944|
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Notable events involving Rose include:
21 Nov 1941
HrMs O 9 (Lt.Cdr. H.A.W. Goossens, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HNoMS Rose, HMS Bluebell (Lt.Cdr. R.E. Sherwood, RNR), HMS Rockrose (Lt.Cdr. J.D. Birch, RNR) and HMS Snowflake (Lt. H.G. Chesterman, RNR). (1)
24 Nov 1941
Served with the Liverpool Escort Force from 24 November 1941 until 26 October 1944. (2)
14 Apr 1942
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with USS Mayo (Lt.Cdr. I.T. Duke, USN), HNoMS Rose, HMS Venomous (Cdr. H.W. Falcon-Steward, RN), HMS Burwell (Lt.Cdr. S.R.J. Woods, RNR), HNoMS Acanthus, USS Simpson (Lt.Cdr. E.J. Burke, USN), HNoMS Potentilla and HNoMS Eglantine. (3)
18 Nov 1942
HNoMS Rose (Lt.Cdr. T. Jacobsen) picks up survivors from the American merchant Parismina that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-624 in the north Atlantic south-southeast of Cape Farewell in position 54°07'N, 38°26'W.
6 Mar 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Scarborough (Lt.Cdr. E.B. Carnduff, RN), HMS Coltsfoot (T/Lt. the Hon. W.K. Rous, RNVR), HMS Spiraea (Lt. A.H. Pierce, OBE, RNR), HMS Rochester (Cdr. H.V. King, OBE, RN), HNoMS Rose and HMS Fleetwood (Cdr. W.B. Piggott, OBE, RD, RNR). (4)
12 Feb 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Kingcup (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.H. Hodson, DSC and Bar, RNVR), HMCS Amherst (T/A/Lt.Cdr. L. de la C. Audette, RCNVR), HNoMS Rose (Lt. L.R. Lund, RNorN) and aircraft. (5)
- File 2.12.03.6368 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- Personal communication
- File 2.12.03.6379 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17756
- ADM 173/18492
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.