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Name Official number Flag IMO
AURICULA    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  14/11/1940  05/03/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 1 Masts 
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  216 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1180 tons full load 205 ft 3 in oa  33.0 ft  17 ft 6 in (mld)  11 ft 3 in full load 
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-screw. T.Exp 4Cyl. (18.5", 31", 38.5" &38.5" x 30") 2750IHP. 16knots.
2-Single-ended cylindrical boilers 225 lbs/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
 
Subsequent owner and registration history
 
Vessel history
25/07/1939 Ordered
25/11/1939 laid down
Battle Honours: ATLANTIC 1939-45 – DIEGO SUAREZ 1942 
Remarks
A Flower class Corvette. Pennant No K 12
190 ft LBP; 940 tons light disp at 11 ft 3 in draught. 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Mined 05/05/1942 
Disposal Detail
Mined in Kourier Bay, Madagascar. Sank next day under tow. 
 

 



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