HMS Hotham (K583)

Casualty List

Navy: Royal Navy
Type: Escort Destroyer
Class: Captain 
Pennant: K 583 
Built by: Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Inc. (Hingham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down: 5 Nov, 1943 
Launched: 22 Dec, 1943 
Commissioned: 8 Feb, 1944 
History: Assigned USN pennant DE 574 but not named.

Returned to the US Navy on 13 March, 1946. Scrapped. 

  8 Jun, 1944
HMS Hotham (Lt.Cdr. S. Ayles) and HMS Eglinton (Lt.Cdr. F.M. Graves) pick up survivors from the British merchant Maid of Orleans southeast of St.Catherine´s Point, Isle of Wight in position 50.06N, 00.41W.

Return to List