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Name Official number Flag IMO
ALYSSUM    GBR   
Year built Date launched Date completed
1941  03/03/1941  17/06/1941 
Vessel type Vessel description
Naval Corvette  Steel Screw Steamer 1 Mast 
Builder Yard Yard no
George Brown & Co. (Marine) Ltd, Greenock Garvel Shipyard  218 
 

Tonnage Length Breadth Depth Draft
 /  / 1180 tons full load 205 ft in oa  33 ft  17 ft 6 in  13 ft 3 in full load 
Engine builder J G Kincaid & Co. Ltd., Greenock
Engine detail
1-shaft. T.Exp 4cyl (18.5", 31", 38.5" & 38.5" x 30") 2750IHP giving 16 knots.
2-Single-ended cylindrical boliers 225 lbs/sq.in. 

First owner First port of register Registration date
The Admiralty, London     
Other names
1941 FFL ALYSSE 
Subsequent owner and registration history
1941 loaned to Free French Navy 
Vessel history
12/12/1939 Ordered
24/06/1940 Laid down 
Remarks
A Flower class Corvette, Pennant No K 100
190 ft LBP; 940 tons light disp at 11 ft 3 in draught. 
End year Fate / Status
1942  Torpedoed 09/02/1942 
Disposal Detail
9/2/1942 Torpedoed and sunk in the North Atlantic by U-654 while escorting convoy ON-60. Her bow was blown off and 36 of her crew were lost with the ship.  
 

 



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