Allied Warships

HMS Hoxa (T 16)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 16 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered27 May 1940 
Laid down20 Sep 1940 
Launched15 Jan 1941 
Commissioned20 Jun 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in July 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Hoxa (T 16)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Hugh Patrick Davies, RNR5 Jun 1941mid 1943
2Thomas Henry Lloyd-Jones, RNVRmid 1943early 1944
3T/Lt. Patrick Arthur Jobson, RNVRearly 1944mid 1944

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Notable events involving Hoxa include:


12 Aug 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. J.H. Geijs, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Kingston Agate (Lt. H.O. L’Estrange, RNR), HMS Hoxa (T/Lt. H.P Davies, RNR), HMS Kingston Amber (T/Lt. R.J. Kennedy, RNR) and HMS Wistaria (Skr. R.W. Denny, RNR). (1)

10 Mar 1943
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.M. Valkenburg, RNN) conducted exercises off Colombo with HMS Overdale Wyke, HMS Hoxa (T/Lt. H.P Davies, RNR), HMS Okapi and HMIS Rajputana (Lt W.G. Coltham, RIN). (2)

20 Mar 1943
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.M. Valkenburg, RNN) conducted exercises off Colombo with HMS Tulip (Lt. C.W. Leadbetter, RNR), HMS Hoxa (T/Lt. H.P Davies, RNR) and HMS Okapi. (2)

26 Mar 1943
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.M. Valkenburg, RNN) conducted exercises off Colombo with HMS Hoxa (T/Lt. H.P Davies, RNR) and HMAS Tamworth (T/Lt. W.H. Deans, RANR(S)). (2)

7 Apr 1943
HrMs O 23 (Lt.Cdr. A.M. Valkenburg, RNN) conducted exercises off Colombo with HMS Hoxa (T/Lt. H.P Davies, RNR) and HMS HDML 1082 (T/Lt. G.G. MacPherson, RNVR).

During the night of 7 to 8 April 1943 HrMs O 23 conducted night exercises off Colombo. (2)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6377 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. File 2.12.03.6427 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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