Allied Warships

HMS Lotus (i) (K 93)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantK 93 
Built byCharles Hill & Sons Ltd. (Bristol, U.K.) : Ailsa Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. (Troon, Scotland) 
Laid down26 May 1941 
Launched17 Jan 1942 
End service 

Transferred to the Free French upon completion on 23 May 1942.
In May 1947 she was returned to Royal Navy.
In January 1948 she was sold to Chr. Salvesen & Co., Leith and converted to the steamwhaler Southern Lotus. She was used in Antarctic waters, based at Leith Harbour, South Georgia.

18 December 1966: Total loss off Denmark. Whilst in tow from Norway to Belgium for breaking up, she broke away from tow and driven ashore.

Career notesTo the Free French Navy as Commandant d'Estienne d'Orves

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