HMS Hare (J 389)
Minesweeper of the Algerine class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Harland & Wolff Ltd. (Belfast, Northern Ireland)|
|Ordered||30 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||27 Nov 1943|
|Launched||20 Jun 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Nov 1944|
Sold to the Nigerian Navy in 1959.
Commands listed for HMS Hare (J 389)
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|1||Lt. Cyril Howard Hilliard, RNZNVR||20 Nov 1944||26 Feb 1946|
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Notable events involving Hare include:
24 Dec 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. A.J. Boyall, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Tobermory with HMS Hare (Lt. C.H. Hilliard, RNZNVR), HMS Wave (Lt.Cdr. T.R. Fowke, RN), HMS Seabear (T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R. Patton, RNVR) and HMS Imperialist (T/Lt. L.G.H. Mole, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19302
- ADM 173/20167
- ADM 173/20179
- ADM 173/20142
- ADM 173/20180
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.