Allied Warships

RHS Kriezis (K 32)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Hellenic Navy
PennantK 32 
Built byA & J Inglis Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland) : Kincaid 
Ordered25 Jul 1939 
Laid down19 Sep 1939 
Launched23 Apr 1940 
Commissioned10 Nov 1943 
End service1 Jun 1952 

Served as RHN Kriezis from 10 November 1943.
Returned to the Royal Navy on 1 June 1952.
Sold to T. Young and scrapped in Sunderland on 22 July 1952.

Former nameHMS Coreopsis

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Notable events involving Kriezis include:

13 Jan 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Havelock (Cdr. R.C. Boyle, DSC, RN), HMS Volunteer (Lt.Cdr. G.J. Luther, RN), HMS Buttercup (T/Lt. R.J. Jonckheere, RNR) and RHS Kriezis. (1)

21 Feb 1944
with HrMs O 9 (Lt. J.B.M.J. Maas, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Lough Foyle together with HMS Drury (Lt. N.J. Parker, RN), HMS Burges (Lt.Cdr. H. Hill, DSC, RD, RNR) and RHS Kriezis. (2)

22 Feb 1944
HMS H 34 (Lt. R.L. Jay, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Lavender (Lt. L.G. Pilcher, RNR), RHS Kriezis, HMS Volunteer (Lt.Cdr. J.E.R. Wilford, RNR) and HMS Orchis (T/Lt. B.W. Harris, DSC, RNVR). (3)


  1. ADM 173/18491
  2. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  3. ADM 173/18492

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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