Allied Warships

HMNZS Arbutus (K 403)

Corvette of the Flower (rev.) class

NavyThe Royal New Zealand Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower (rev.) 
PennantK 403 
Built byGeorge Brown & Co. (Greenock, Scotland): Kincaid 
Ordered 
Laid down3 May 1943 
Launched26 Jan 1944 
Commissioned5 Jul 1944 
End service 1948 
History

Transferred on loan to the the Royal New Zealand Navy upon completion.
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1948.
Scrapped at Dunston in June 1951.

 
Former nameHMS Arbutus (ii)

Commands listed for HMNZS Arbutus (K 403)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. John Alexander Rhind, RNZNVR15 Feb 19449 Feb 1945
2T/Lt. Nigel Deerness Blair, RNZNVR9 Feb 1945

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