Yard No. 731

built by William Simons & Co Renfrew in 1940



Yard Number 731, was named SALVIA when launched on Tuesday, 06/08/1940 by William Simons & Co Renfrew , for Royal Navy.

She is recorded as having sank on 24/12/1941

Ship Particulars:
Built: 1940
Ship Type: Corvette
Ship's Role: Flower Class
Tonnage: 940 standard; 1170 deep load
Length: 205ft oa
Breadth: 33ft
Draught: 14ft 10in
Owner History:
Royal Navy

Additional Information: Pendant K97.
Torpedoed and sunk by U.568 West of Alexandria.

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