HMS Hollyhock (K64)

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Career (UK) RN Ensign
Name: HMS Hollyhock
Builder: John Crown & Sons Ltd
Laid down: 27 November 1939
Launched: 19 August 1940
Commissioned: 19 November 1940
Identification: Pennant number: K64
Status: Sunk by Japanese aircraft 9 April 1942
General characteristics
Class & type: Flower-class corvette

HMS Hollyhock was a Flower-class corvette that served in the Royal Navy.

Hollyhock was laid down at John Crown & Sons Ltd on 27 November 1939 and launched on 19 August 1940. She was commissioned into the Royal Navy on 19 November 1940.

Hollyhock was bombed and sunk by Japanese naval aircraft on 9 April 1942 east of Ceylon in the Indian Ocean, along with the aircraft carrier Hermes, the Australian destroyer Vampire and two tankers.

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Coordinates: 07°21′N 81°57′E / 7.350°N 81.950°E / 7.350; 81.950