HMS Thyme (K210)

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United Kingdom
Name: HMS Thyme
Namesake: Thyme
Builder: Smiths Dock Company
Laid down: 30 Apr 1941
Launched: 25 Jul 1941
Commissioned: 23 Oct 1941
Identification: Pennant number: K210
Fate: Sold 1947 as Weather ship Weather Explorer
General characteristics
Class and type: Flower-class corvette

HMS Thyme was a Flower-class corvette which served in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Laid down by Smiths Dock Company in April 1941, She was launched in July 1941, and commissioned in October 1941.

Royal Navy service[edit]

Thyme began escorts on 21 November 1941, with the convoy HX 161, from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Liverpool. She spent most of her remaining career escorting convoys around The Indian Ocean and Africa.

Service after the Royal Navy[edit]

She was transferred to the Air Ministry for civilian service in 1947 and was designated the Weather ship, Weather Explorer. In 1958 she was sold again and became the Greek merchant ship Epos


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