Allied Warships

HMS Gentian (K 90)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 90 
Built byHarland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland) 
Ordered19 Sep 1939 
Laid down20 Apr 1940 
Launched6 Aug 1940 
Commissioned20 Sep 1940 
End service 
History

HMS Gentian is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List

Scrapped at Purfleet on 21 August 1947.

 

Commands listed for HMS Gentian (K 90)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Roy Oswald Yeomans, RD, RNR20 Aug 194010 Oct 1941
2Lt. Frederick Meares Osborne, DSC, RANVR10 Oct 194128 Feb 1943
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. Edward William Charles Dempster, RNVR28 Feb 194325 Jul 1944
4T/Lt. Frederick Robert Max Greasley, RNR25 Jul 194420 Feb 1945
5T/Lt. John Sydney Hamilton Lloyd, RNVR20 Feb 1945mid 1945

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