HMS Mignonette (K38)
HMS Mignotte underway on the Tyne
|Ordered||31 August 1939|
|Builder||Hall, Russell & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen|
|Laid down||15 July 1940|
|Launched||28 January 1941|
|Commissioned||7 May 1941|
|Out of service||1946 - sold|
|Identification||Pennant number: K38|
|Fate||Sold 1946; sunk November 1948|
|Class and type||Flower-class corvette (original)|
|Displacement||925 long tons (940 t; 1,036 short tons)|
|Length||205 ft (62.48 m)o/a|
|Beam||33 ft (10.06 m)|
|Draught||11.5 ft (3.51 m)|
|Speed||16 knots (29.6 km/h)|
|Range||3,500 nautical miles (6,482 km) at 12 knots (22.2 km/h)|
|Sensors and |
HMS Mignonette was a Flower-class corvette that served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War. She served as an escort ship in the Battle of the Atlantic.
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The ship was commissioned on 31 August 1939 by Hall, Russell & Company from Aberdeen in Scotland.
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On 7 February 1943, HMS Mignotte along with HMS Campanula rescued 37 survivors from the merchant ship Afrika, which had been torpedoed by the German submarine U-402. On 15 July 1943 she contributed to the sinking of U-135 alongside HMS Rochester and Balsam. On 21 January 1945 she helped sink U-1199 alongside the destroyer HMS Icarus.
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She was sold in 1946. In 1948, she became the merchant ship Alexandrouplis. That same year, on 30 November 1948, she was lost at sea.
Source: "HMS Mignonette (K38)", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, December 23rd), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Mignonette_(K38).
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