Who was responsible for HMT and OHMS ships during WWII?
May 2, 2013
I have been trying with outy much luck to find out who was responsible for HMT and OHMS ships during WWII.
I would guess that HMT belonged to the DfT and OHMS were MoD.
I would be most greatful for any pointers on answering this.
I look forward to your reply
Neil Cunninghjam Dobson
Neil Cunningham Dobson M.Litt AIFA
"The sea is the largest cemetery, and its slumbers sleep without a monument. All other graveyards show symbols of distinction between great and and small rich and poor: but in the ocean cemetry, the king, the clown, the prince and the peasant are alike, undistinguishable." (George Bruce. 1884, St Andrews).
During WW2 it was the Admiralty that controlled the ships of the Royal Navy:
It would seem that the Ministry of War Transport in WW2 had control of HM
Ministry of War Transport
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