HMS Hayling (T 271)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Cook, Welton & Gemmill (Beverley, U.K.) : Holmes|
|Ordered||1 Jan 1942|
|Laid down||14 Apr 1942|
|Launched||17 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||31 Dec 1942|
Lent to the Portugese Navy in October 1943.
Commands listed for HMS Hayling (T 271)
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|1||T/Lt. George Brown Christie, RNR||14 Dec 1942||8 Aug 1943|
|2||T/Lt. George Frederick Bryant, RNVR||8 Aug 1943||Oct 1943|
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Notable events involving Hayling include:
27 Feb 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Teviot (Lt.Cdr. A. Blewett, DSC, RNR) and HMS Hayling. (T/Lt. G.B. Christie, RNR). (1)
19 Apr 1943
HMS Severn (Lt.Cdr. A.N.G. Campbell, RN) departed Lerwick for Holy Loch. She made the passage together with HMS Tuna (Lt. D.S.R. Martin, RN). They were escorted by HMS Hayling. (T/Lt. G.B. Christie, RNR). (2)
2 May 1943
HMS Surf (Lt. D. Lambert, DSC, RN) departed Scapa Flow for Lerwick. She was escorted by HMS Hayling (T/Lt. G.B. Christie, RNR). (3)
18 Jun 1943
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Scapa Flow with HMS Grenville (Lt.Cdr. R.P. Hill, DSO, RN) and HMS Savage (Cdr. R.C. Gordon, DSO, RN), HMS Hayling. (T/Lt. G.B. Christie, RNR) and HMS Bootle (Lt. A. Ecclestone, RN). (4)
- File 2.12.03.6381 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 199/1878
- ADM 173/18150
- ADM 173/18374
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.