HMS Narcissus (K 74)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J. Lewis & Sons Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland)|
|Ordered||31 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||9 Sep 1940|
|Launched||29 Mar 1941|
|Commissioned||17 Jul 1941|
HMS Narcissus is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Sold in April 1946 and became the merchantile Este.
Commands listed for HMS Narcissus (K 74)
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|1||Lt. William George Howe Bolton, RNR||2 Jun 1941||3 Dec 1943|
|2||T/Lt. George Thomas Sidney Clampitt, RNR||3 Dec 1943||12 Nov 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Oliver Birrell Medley, RNVR||12 Nov 1944||1 Mar 1945|
|4||T/Lt. Robert Stott, RNR||1 Mar 1945||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Narcissus include:
10 Aug 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Narcissus (Lt. W.G.H. Bolton, RNR), HMS Stonecrop (A/Lt.Cdr. J.V. Brock, RCNVR), HMS Monkshood (Lt.Cdr. J.E.R. Wilford, RNR) and FFS Lobelia. (1)
29 Aug 1942
HMS H 43 (Lt. J.C.Y. Roxburgh, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Pelican (Cdr. G.V. Gladstone, RN), HMS Sennen (Lt.Cdr. R.S. Abram, RN), HMS Narcissus (Lt. W.G.H. Bolton, RNR), HMS Heather (T/Lt. W.L. Turner, RNR) and FFS Renoncule. (4)
5 Dec 1943
HMS H 32 (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Towy (Cdr. M.J Evans, OBE, RN), FFS Roselys, ORP Burza (Cdr. F. Pitulko, ORP), HMS Narcissus (T/Lt. G.T.S. Clampitt, RNR) and HMS Orchis (T/Lt. B.W. Harris, RNVR). (5)
- File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- File 2.12.03.6412 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/17216
- ADM 173/17252
- ADM 173/17777
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.