HMS Linaria (K 282)
Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Midland Shipyards Ltd. (Midland. Ontario, Canada)|
|Ordered||6 Oct 1941|
|Launched||18 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||22 Jun 1943|
Transferred to the Royal Navy under lend-lease.
|Former name||USS Clash|
Commands listed for HMS Linaria (K 282)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Robert Hudson Jameson, RNR||22 Jun 1943||Jul 1945|
|2||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Evan Emrys Roberts, RNR||Jul 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving Linaria include:
26 Nov 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Linaria (T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.H. Jameson, RNR) and HMS Highlander (Cdr. C.W. McMullen, DSC, RN) and aircraft. (1)
27 Oct 1944
HMS Linaria (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Jameson, RNR) picks up 31 survivors off Europa Island in the Mozambique Channel. These survivors were from the British merchant Radbury that was torpedoed and sunk on 13 August 1944 west of Madagascar in position 24°20'S, 41°45'E by German U-boat U-862.
- ADM 173/17776
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.