HMS Hart (U 58)
Sloop of the Modified Black Swan class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Class||Modified Black Swan|
|Built by||A. Stephen & Sons Ltd. (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||18 Dec 1941|
|Laid down||27 Mar 1942|
|Launched||7 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||12 Dec 1943|
Sold to the West German Navy in 1958.
Commands listed for HMS Hart (U 58)
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|1||Cdr. (retired) Martyn Butt Sherwood, DSO, RN||1 Oct 1943||25 Sep 1944|
|2||A/Cdr. (retired) Henry Fawcus Gerrans Leftwich, RN||25 Sep 1944||16 Mar 1945|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Arthur Denis White, RD, RNR||16 Mar 1945||May 1945|
|4||A/Cdr. (retired) Henry Fawcus Gerrans Leftwich, RN||May 1945||18 Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Hart include:
17 Apr 1944
HMS Sickle (Lt. J.R. Drummond, DSO, DSC, RN) conducted trials and exercises off Gibraltar. The exercises included an A/S exercise with HMS Hart (Cdr.(Retd.) M.B. Sherwood, DSO and Bar, RN) and her escort group.
- ADM 173/19443
- ADM 173/19949
- ADM 173/20128
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.