Twenty-third Fleet Sweeping Flotilla (Royal Navy)

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The Twenty-third Fleet Sweeping Flotilla was a formation of fleet minesweepers of the Royal Navy that operated in the Northern Division of the Coast of Ireland Station late in the war.


February, 1919 – X

Rosemary carries the Senior Officer.[1]

Operating from Buncrana
Sweeping Sloops
Buttercup Crocus Daffodil Delphinium Gladiolus Poppy Rosemary(S.O.)

Senior Officers

Supplementary Commanding Officers


  1. Supplement to the Monthly Navy List. (March, 1919). p. 16 and Supplements through X.


  • Dittmar, F.J.; Colledge, J.J. (1972). British Warships 1914–1919. London: Ian Allan.

See Also

British Minesweeping Formations
Minesweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Fourth
Fleet Sweeping Flotillas
First | Second | Third | Sixth | Seventh | Eighth | Ninth | Tenth
Eleventh | Twelfth | Thirteenth | Fifteenth | Sixteenth | Eighteenth | Nineteenth
Twentieth | Twenty-first | Twenty-second | Twenty-third | Twenty-fourth