HMS Snowdrop (K 67)
Corvette of the Flower class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Smiths Dock Co., Ltd. (South Bank-on-Tees, U.K.)|
|Ordered||31 Aug 1939|
|Laid down||10 Apr 1940|
|Launched||19 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||16 Jan 1941|
HMS Snowdrop is not listed as active unit in the July 1945 Navy List
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 17 May 1947.
Commands listed for HMS Snowdrop (K 67)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. (retired) Leslie Hugh Moorhouse, RNR||7 Nov 1940||31 Mar 1941|
|2||T/Lt. Thomas Robert Maile Scales, RNVR||31 Mar 1941||10 Jun 1941|
|3||Lt. Geoffrey Couling, RNR||10 Jun 1941||14 Jan 1942|
|4||Lt. Patrick Alexander Tinne, RNVR||14 Jan 1942||13 Mar 1943|
|5||T/Lt. William Alexander Burnett, RNVR||13 Mar 1943||11 Oct 1943|
|6||T/Lt. Christopher Alan Boardman, RNVR||11 Oct 1943||27 Nov 1944|
|7||Lt. John Bruce Hogg, RNR||27 Nov 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Snowdrop include:
28 Feb 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Oxlip (Lt. C.W. Leadbetter, RNR), HMS Snowdrop (Lt. P.A. Tinne, RNVR), HMS Wren (Lt.Cdr. R.M. Aubrey, RN) and HMS St. Marys (Lt. D.B.G. Dumas, RN). (1)
20 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR), HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR), HMS Loch Craggie (T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.L.L. Davies, RNVR) and HMS Snowdrop (Lt. J.B. Hogg, RNR). (2)
21 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Snowdrop (Lt. J.B. Hogg, RNR), HMS Alnwick Castle (A/Lt.Cdr. H.A. Stonehouse, DSC, RNR) and HMSAS Good Hope (T/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Dryden-Dymond, SANF(V)). (2)
28 Dec 1944
HMS Vitality (Lt. K.S. Renshaw, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS St. Helena (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.G. Pardoe-Matthews, RNR), HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR), HMS Snowdrop (Lt. J.B. Hogg, RNR) and HMS Eday (T/Lt. G.G. Chisholm, RNVR). (2)
- File 2.12.03.6381 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/19424
- ADM 173/19302
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.