HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||25 Jul 1939|
|Laid down||30 Jan 1940|
|Launched||21 Jun 1940|
|Commissioned||26 Aug 1940|
|Lost||14 Oct 1941|
|Loss position||36° 00'N, 6° 30'W|
Launched as La Dieppoise for the French Navy, but completed as HMS Fleur de Lys for the Royal Navy after France was invaded by Germany.
HMS Fleur de Lys (Lt. Alexander Collins, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk on 14 October 1941 by the German submarine U-206 about 55 nautical miles west of Gibraltar in position 36º00'N, 06º30'W. There were only three survivors.
Hit by U-boat
|U-boat Attack||See our U-boat attack entry for the HMS Fleur de Lys|
|Former name||La Dieppoise|
Commands listed for HMS Fleur de Lys (K 122)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Robert Tatton Bower, RN||1 Aug 1940||31 Oct 1940|
|2||Cdr. (retired) Edmund Hugh Hopkinson, RN||31 Oct 1940||29 Jan 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Leslie Mansfield Carter, RNR||29 Jan 1941||Jun 1941|
|4||Lt. (retired) Alexander Collins, RNR||Jun 1941||14 Oct 1941 (+)|
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