HMS Hildasay (T 173)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Amos & Smith|
|Ordered||13 Sep 1940|
|Laid down||26 Oct 1940|
|Launched||29 Apr 1941|
|Commissioned||30 Sep 1941|
|Lost||21 Jun 1945|
Wrecked near Kilindili on 21 June 1945.
Commands listed for HMS Hildasay (T 173)
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|1||T/Lt. William Percival Hart, RNR||24 Sep 1941||9 Jun 1942|
|2||T/Lt. Hugh Cecil Doman, RNVR||9 Jun 1942||mid 1944|
|3||T/Lt. Jack Desmond Daniel, RNVR||mid 1944||Jul 1944|
|4||T/Lt. Jean Louis Cornez, RNR||Jul 1944||21 Apr 1945|
|5||T/A/Lt.Cdr. W C Wilkinson, KRNVR||21 Apr 1945||21 Jun 1945|
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Notable events involving Hildasay include:
16 Nov 1941
HrMs O 10 (Lt. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HrMs Jan van Brakel (Lt.Cdr. Baron T.K. van Asbeck, RNN), HMCS Rosthern (Lt. W. Russell, RCNR), HMS Hildasay (T/Lt. W.P. Hart, RNR) and HMS Cape Argona (T/Lt. R.G. Wallace, RNR). (1)
28 Sep 1942
HMS Truant (Lt.Cdr. H.A.V. Haggard, DSO, DSC, RN) carries out exercises off Diego Saurez with HMS Shapinsay (A/Skr.Lt. W.S. Flowers, RNR) and HMS Hildasay (T/Lt. H.C. Doman, RNVR). Later on the day exercises were carried out with HMS Gambia (Capt. M.J. Mansergh, CBE, RN), HMS Dauntless (A/Capt. J.G. Hewitt, DSO, RN) and HrMs Tjerk Hiddes (Lt.Cdr. W.J. Kruys, RNN).
After the exercises were completed Truant sets course for East London, South Africa. (2)
- File 2.12.03.6378 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1861
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.