HMS Hornpipe (T 120)
ASW Trawler of the Dance class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||9 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||8 Dec 1939|
|Launched||21 May 1940|
|Commissioned||14 Sep 1940|
Transferred to the Italian Navy on 16 March 1946.
Commands listed for HMS Hornpipe (T 120)
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|1||T/Lt. John Russell Symon, RNR||28 Aug 1940||1 Oct 1942|
|2||T/Lt. John Gordon Aitken, RNR||1 Oct 1942||4 Jan 1943|
|3||Lt. Henry Legh de Legh, RNR||4 Jan 1943||Mar 1945|
|4||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Ronald McNairn Teacher, RNVR||1 Mar 1945|
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Notable events involving Hornpipe include:
- ADM 173/16333
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.