Allied Warships

HMS Tulip (K 29)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 29 
Built bySmiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.) 
Ordered31 Aug 1939 
Laid down30 May 1940 
Launched4 Sep 1940 
Commissioned18 Nov 1940 
End service 
History

Sold in May 1947.
Rebuildt as whaler Olympic Conqueror in 1950.
Taken with expedition by Peruvian warships in November 1954.
Sold to Japan in 1956, renamed Otori Maru No.8.
Sold in 1957 to Thor Dahl AS, renamed Thorlyn, laid up in Rotterdam.
Service from 1957 to 1962 as whaler.
Laid up in Sandefjord.
Sold in November 1964 to Gothenburg, Sweden, where she was rigged down.
Scrapped in Germany in 1965.

 

Commands listed for HMS Tulip (K 29)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. (retired) John King Pollock, RNOct 194027 Nov 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Archibald Wilkinson, RNR27 Nov 1940mid 1943
3T/Lt. Leslie Henry Harvey, RNRmid 19431 Aug 1944
4Lt.Cdr. Frederick George Sharp, RD, RNRAug 19449 Apr 1945
5Lt. John Harvey Merriman, RNR9 Apr 1945late 1945

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