HMS Flint Castle (K383) was a Castle-class corvette of Britain's Royal Navy. Built by Henry Robb at Leith, she was laid down on 20 April 1943 and launched on 1 September 1943. Commissioned on 31 December 1944 she served with the Clyde Escort Force until November 1945. She was then transferred to the
HMCS ARROWHEAD Pennant Number K145
Arrowhead (ex-HMS Arrowhead), built by Marine Industries, Sorel, launched 8 August 1940 and completed 21 November 1940. Building Time 8 month 11 days
9 Oct 1942 HMCS Hepatica (T/Lt. T. Gilmour, RCNR) and and HMCS Arrowhead (Cdr. E.G. Skinner, DSO, RCNR) together
One of my correspondents sent me this pic of what looks like a River Corvette high and dry which he spotted a few miles out of Cherbourgh, possibly in the 50's or 60's. Can anybody help with an ID?
Solved: HMS Windrush,
The Sleipner class Corvette of the Norwegian Navy, originally ordered 5 of these, but only two were made.
Commissioned 1966, decommissioned 1992.
The Sleipner were used as a target ship and sunk by a torpedo in the Northern seas of Norway June 2002.
Sleipner`s sister, "Æger" (Aeger) were used as a r