HMS Florizel (J 404)
Minesweeper of the Auk class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Associated Shipbuilders (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||24 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||27 Jan 1943|
|Launched||20 May 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Apr 1944|
|End service||Dec 1946|
Returned to the United States Navy in December 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Florizel (J 404)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. James Martin-Smith, RNR||14 Mar 1944||5 Sep 1944|
|2||A/Cdr. Michael Anthony Ormus Biddulph, DSC, RN||5 Sep 1944||Dec 1946|
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Notable events involving Florizel include:
- ADM 199/1830
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.