Allied Warships

FFL Aconit (K 58)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Free French Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 58 
Built byAilsa Shipbuilding Company Ltd. (Troon, Scotland) 
Ordered21 Sep 1939 
Laid down25 Mar 1940 
Launched31 Mar 1941 
Commissioned23 Jul 1941 
End service 1947 
History

On loan from the Royal Navy since 23 July 1941.
Returned to the Royal Navy on 30 April 1947.
Sold in July 1947.

 
Former nameHMS Aconite

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Noteable events involving Aconit include:


11 Mar 1943
German U-boat U-432 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 51°35'N, 28°20'W, by depth charges and gunfire from the Free French corvette Aconit.

11 Mar 1943
German U-boat U-444 was sunk in the North Atlantic, in position 51°14'N, 29°18'W, by ramming and depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Harvester and the Free French corvette Aconit.


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