HMS Hollyhock (K64)
|Builder||John Crown & Sons Ltd|
|Laid down||27 November 1939|
|Launched||19 August 1940|
|Commissioned||19 November 1940|
|Identification||Pennant number: K64|
|Fate||Sunk by Japanese aircraft 9 April 1942|
|Class and type||Flower-class corvette|
HMS Hollyhock was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Navy.
Hollyhock was laid down at John Crown & Sons Ltd on 27 November 1939 and launched on 19 August 1940. She was commissioned into the Royal Navy on 19 November 1940.
Hollyhock was bombed and sunk by Japanese naval aircraft launched from the carrier Akagi on 9 April 1942 east of Ceylon in the Indian Ocean, along with the aircraft carrier Hermes, the Australian destroyer Vampire and two tankers.
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