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Name Official number Flag IMO
CORNFLOWER    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1916  30/03/1916   
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Sloop  Steel Screw Steamer 2 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
Barclay, Curle & Co. Ltd., Glasgow Clydeholm Yard  537 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1175 disp 81.7 m  10.2 m    3.4m 
Engine builder ,
Engine detail
1-screw, TE, 2 boilers, 2000ihp giving 16 knots 

First owner First port of register Registration date
Admiralty     
Other names
1940 TAI HING - 1940 HMS CORNFLOWER 
Subsequent owner and registration history
31/3/1934 lent to the Hong Kong Government as an RNVR Drillship 1940 sold in Hong Kong, and renamed TAI HING.
September 1940 repurchased and renamed HMS Cornflower.
 
Vessel history
Fleet Sweeping Sloop, Arabis Class – T.64, T.24,  
Remarks
 
End year Fate / Status
1941  Bombed 15/12/1941 
Disposal Detail
15/12/1941 bombed and sunk in Hong Kong during the Japanese invasion. Also reported as scuttled on 19/12/1941 
 

 



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