Allied Warships

HMS Hickory (T 116)

MS Trawler of the Tree class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
PennantT 116 
Built byHenry Robb Ltd. (Leith, U.K.) : Whites M.E. 
Ordered5 Jun 1939 
Laid down16 Aug 1939 
Launched24 Feb 1940 
Commissioned19 Apr 1940 
Lost22 Oct 1940 

HMT Hickory (Lt. Ralph Eric Harding, RNZNVR) was mined and sunk in the English Channel south of Portland on 22 October 1940. The commanding officer survived the sinking but was wounded and 20 were killed and the survivors were picked up later by the Pine.


Commands listed for HMS Hickory (T 116)

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1Ch.Skr. Arthur Pitchers, RNR16 Apr 194023 Jul 1940
2Lt. Ralph Eric Harding, RNZNVR23 Jul 194022 Oct 1940

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