Allied Warships

HMS Bugloss (K 306)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 306 
Built byJohn Crown & Sons Ltd. (Sunderland, U.K) : Clark and N.E. Marine 
Ordered15 May 1942 
Laid down26 Nov 1942 
Launched21 Jun 1943 
Commissioned8 Nov 1943 
End service19 Feb 1945 
History

Loaned to the Royal Indian Navy on 19 February 1945.
Returned to the Royal Navy and scrapped.

 
Career notesTo the Royal Indian Navy as HMIS Assam

Commands listed for HMS Bugloss (K 306)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Alfred John Anderson, RNVR1 Sep 194319 Feb 1945

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Notable events involving Bugloss include:


25 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR) and HMS Bugloss (T/Lt. A.J. Anderson, RNVR). (1)

26 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR) and HMS Bugloss (T/Lt. A.J. Anderson, RNVR). (1)

28 Nov 1943
HMS H 28 (Lt. J.W. Kelly, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Bugloss (T/Lt. A.J. Anderson, RNVR), HMS Burdock (T/Lt. F.R.M. Greasley, RNR) and HMS Pincher (Lt.Cdr. T. Fraser, DSC, RD, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17764

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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