HMS Hunda (T 298)
MS Trawler of the Isles class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Ferguson Bros. Ltd. (Port Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Ordered||18 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||16 Jun 1941|
|Launched||4 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Apr 1942|
|History||Sold in May 1946.|
Commands listed for HMS Hunda (T 298)
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|1||T/Lt. William Birnie Brown, RNVR||2 Mar 1942||Dec 1944|
|2||T/Lt. Harold Malkin Bates, RNVR||Dec 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving Hunda include:
30 Mar 1946
On passage from Malta to Gibraltar took a heavy sea causing furnace bearer bars to collapse. The engine room began to flood. An SOS was sent and the ship limped on at 4 Knots. A tug was sent to assist and the ship berthed in Gibraltar on 31 March 1946. The ship was commanded by Lieutenant Joseph William Bullock, RNVR for which he received a mention in dispatches from Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean Station, Admiral A. Willis, dated 29 May 1946. (2)
- ADM 173/18143
- Personal communication
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.