HMS Tamarisk (K 216)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Fleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland)|
|Ordered||24 Oct 1940|
|Laid down||10 Feb 1941|
|Launched||28 Jul 1941|
|Commissioned||26 Dec 1941|
|End service||Nov 1943|
Renamed HMS Tamarisk before completion in 1941.
|Former name||HMS Ettrick|
|Career notes||To the Royal Hellenic Navy as Tompazis|
Commands listed for HMS Tamarisk (K 216)
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|1||Lt. Sydney Ayles, RNR||18 Sep 1941||late 1943|
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Notable events involving Tamarisk include:
6 Feb 1942
German U-boat U-82 was sunk north of the Azores, in position 44°10'N, 23°52'W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Rochester (Cdr. C.B. Allen, RN) and the corvette HMS Tamarisk (Lt. S. Ayles, RNR).
- ADM 173/17528
- ADM 173/17529
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.