Allied Warships

HMS Hornbeam (T 53)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantT 53 
Built byCochrane & Sons Shipbuilders Ltd. (Selby, U.K.) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched5 Oct 1929 
Commissioned30 May 1939 
End service 
History

Comleted in November 1929.
Taken over by the Admiralty in March 1939.
Displacement: 346 tons.
Armament: 1 12pdr AA gun.

Sold in April 1946 and renamed Rankin.
Scrapped at Odense, Denmark in March 1960.

 

Commands listed for HMS Hornbeam (T 53)

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CommanderFromTo
1Arthur George John Matthews, RNVR28 Aug 193928 Aug 1942
2T/Lt. Winston Asmus Noakes, RNVR28 Aug 19421 Jun 1943
3T/Lt. Walter James Parker, RNR1 Jun 194324 Aug 1943
4William Leonard Harrington, RNVR24 Aug 19435 Dec 1944
5T/Lt. Philip Ceasar Linfield, RNVR5 Dec 1944late 1945

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