Allied Warships

HMS Hartland (Y 00)

Sloop of the Banff class

NavyThe Royal Navy
PennantY 00 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down29 Nov 1927 
Launched16 Jun 1928 
Commissioned30 Apr 1941 
Lost8 Nov 1942 

HMS Hartland (Lt.Cdr. Godfrey Philip Billot, RNR) was sunk by gunfire off Oran Harbour during the Allied landings in North Africa. 34 of her crew went down with the ship.  

Former nameUSCGC Pontchartrain

Commands listed for HMS Hartland (Y 00)

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1A/Cdr. David Edward Gillespie Wemyss, RN30 Apr 1941May 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Godfrey Philip Billot, RNRMay 19418 Nov 1942

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