Allied Warships

HMS Hoy (T 114)

MS Trawler of the Isles class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
ClassIsles 
PennantT 114 
Built byCook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Amos & Smith 
Ordered27 May 1940 
Laid down20 Oct 1940 
Launched1 Feb 1941 
Commissioned8 Jul 1941 
End service 
HistorySold in 1946.

 

Commands listed for HMS Hoy (T 114)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Stanley Leith Friend, RNVR18 Jun 194129 Aug 1941
2T/Lt. Leonard Henry Green, RNR29 Aug 194111 Mar 1942
3T/Lt. George Hayward McNair, RNVR11 Mar 1942Feb 1945
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. Derik McNeil, RNVRFeb 1945late 1945

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Notable events involving Hoy include:


8 Sep 1941
HMS H 34 (Lt. H. Winter, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS Sidmouth (Cdr. H.T. Rust, RN) and HMS Hoy (T/Lt. L.H. Green, RNR). (1)

27 Jan 1944
At 0630 hours (all times zone -1), HMS Uproar (Lt. L.E. Herrick, DSC, RN), departed Naples together with HMS Ultor (Lt. G.E. Hunt, DSC, RN). They were escorted by HMS ML 560 (T/Lt. R. Edelsten-Pope, RANVR). They arrived at Capri at 0900 hours.

At 1700 hours HMS Uproar and HMS Ultor departed Capri for La Maddalena. They were escorted by HMS Hoy (T/Lt. G.H. McNair, MBE, RNVR). (2)

1 Mar 1944
HMS Ultor (Lt. G.E. Hunt, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Untiring (Lt. R. Boyd, DSC, RN) departed La Maddalena for Malta. They were escorted by HMS Hoy (T/Lt. G.H. McNair, MBE, RNVR).

For the daily positions (taken from the log of HMS Untiring) during this passage see the map below.

(3)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/16764
  2. ADM 173/19288
  3. ADM 199/2572

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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