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HMS Hilary

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HMS Hilary may refer to one of the following Royal Navy ships, both of which were Booth Steamship Company passenger liners requisitioned by the Royal Navy:

  • HMS Hilary (1908), a converted to an armed merchant cruiser during World War I and sunk by the German submarine U-88 on 25 May 1917.
  • HMS Hilary (1931), requisitioned during World War II for use as a boarding vessel. Returned to merchant service only to be recommissioned again as an infantry landing ship/headquarters ship and used in the Sicily and Normandy landings.
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    HMS Hilary Wikipedia


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