”Saturday, February 11/2023, @ 16:53-RESEARCH is the REWARD, and WITH The Flower Class Corvette…of THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945. ENJOY, more than precisely READING THIS Blog/Posting, AND Research my WordPress.com, Linked In, Reddit, Pinterest; IN CONCERN of The Longest AND Most Decisive Campaign CONCERNING THE SECOND WORLD WAR/1939-1945…The Battle of The Atlantic!!!”
Yours Aye: Brian CANUCK Murza, W.W.II/1939-1945 Naval Researcher-Published Author, Niagara Region, Ontario, Canada.
By Nicholas Drummond
In another departure from regular Land Domain content, this article considers a naval topic that has aroused much recent interest both within and beyond the UK Defence Community: the need for light frigates and corvettes to compensate for a reduced total number of warships. As the UK Ministry of Defence prepares to review bids for its Type 31 frigate requirement, it may be helpful to consider UK requirements in this area by looking back on similar ships produced between 1939 and 1945.
Flower-Class Corvette of WW2. This illustration was used for Revell’s 1/72 scale model of HMCS Snowberry. (Image: Revell Models)
At the beginning of the Second World War, the Royal Navy had 332 warships making it the world’s largest navy. The fleet included 15 battleships, 7 aircraft carriers, 66 cruisers, 184 destroyers, 45 patrol vessels, and 60 submarines. While the size of the Royal…
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