HMS Acanthus (K 01)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland)|
|Ordered||21 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||21 Dec 1939|
|Launched||26 May 1941|
Transferred to the Royal Norwegian Navy and renamed Andenes in 1946 when she was purchased by the Norwegians. Sold to Union Whaling in 1956. Towed from Sandefjord to Glasgow, Scotland in June 1956 for convertion to whaler by A & J Inglis, Ltd. Renamed Colin Frye. Sold in 1957 to Taiyo Gyogyo KK,. Tokyo. Renamed Toshi Maru No.2. Scrapped in Japan in 1970.
|Career notes||to the Royal Norwegian Navy as HNoMS Andenes|
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