Allied Warships

HMS Larkspur (K 82)

Corvette of the Flower class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeCorvette
ClassFlower 
PennantK 82 
Built byFleming & Ferguson Ltd. (Paisley, Scotland) 
Ordered31 Aug 1939 
Laid down26 Mar 1940 
Launched5 Sep 1940 
Commissioned4 Jan 1941 
End service17 Mar 1942 
History

Transferred to the USN on 17 March 1942.
Returned on 22 August 1945.
Sold on 22 July 1946.
Became the mechantile Larkslock.
Scrapped at Hong Kong in 1953.  

Career notesTo the United States Navy as USS Fury

Commands listed for HMS Larkspur (K 82)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Stuart Clarence Blair Hickman, RNR18 Nov 19402 Jan 1942

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Notable events involving Larkspur include:


26 Sep 1941
HMS Larkspur (K 82) (Lt. S.C.B. Hickman, RNR) unsuccessfully attacks German U-boat U-203 with 26 depth charges while escorting the convoy HG-73 north of the Azores.


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