HMS Horatio (T 153)
MS Trawler of the Shakespearian class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||12 Dec 1939|
|Laid down||12 Mar 1940|
|Launched||8 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||17 Jan 1941|
|Lost||7 Jan 1943|
HMT Horatio (T/Lt. Charles Alfred Lemkey, RNR) was torpedoed and sunk on 7 January 1943 by the German motor torpedo boat S-58 off Cape de Garde, Algeria. Only two members (Stephen Hooper and George Venables) of the crew survived the sinking, they were picked up by the Germans.
Commands listed for HMS Horatio (T 153)
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|1||T/A/Lt.Cdr. Charles Robertson, RNR||24 Jan 1941||28 Jan 1941 (+)|
|2||A/Lt.Cdr. Henry Silvester Warren, RNR||20 Feb 1941||ca. Apr 41|
|3||T/Lt. Charles Alfred Lemkey, RNR||ca. Apr 41||7 Jan 1943 (+)|
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