Canadian Spikenard Corvette (HMCS Spikenard) goes to port.
Spikenard Corvette – Board number K198, class – Flower.
Spikenard Corvette was being built in the UK.
Spikenard Corvette construction began on February 24, 1940, launched on August 11, 1940, and was accepted into the Canadian Navy on May 15, 1941.
The Spikenard Corvette was used in the North Atlantic to escort Allied naval convoys between Halifax and the Western approaches.
The Spikenard corvette was sunk by a torpedo from a German U-136 submarine on February 11, 1942, escorted by an SC67 convoy (8 crew members escaped).
Photo Time: 1941