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Old 26th January 2019, 19:12
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Seeking abbreviation definition, please

Hello my learned ship enthusiasts,

A simple question which seems to have a complex answer:

What is the official definition of the following abbreviations, please?

HMAT
HMT
HMAHS
HMHS
HT

Supporting evidence welcome!

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Old 26th January 2019, 20:50
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Possibly as follows: via Google.
HMAT.......His Majesty’s Australian Transport
HMT.........His Majesty’s Trawler
HMAHS....His Majesty’ Australian Hospital Ship
HT...........Harbour Tug

As I said, possibly.

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Old 26th January 2019, 21:01
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Agree the first would think the others fair guesses too...
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Old 27th January 2019, 09:45
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In my Discharge book HT stands for 'Home Trade'




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Old 27th January 2019, 11:10
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For a sparks HT would be High Tension. That's the stuff that lurks in the backs of radars and pops your eyeballs out on the springs if you touch the wrong thing.
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Old 27th January 2019, 16:18
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For a sparks HT would be High Tension. That's the stuff that lurks in the backs of radars and pops your eyeballs out on the springs if you touch the wrong thing.
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Could be used for two things, for type of vessel HT Harbor Tug, for the other Type of Voyage it would be Foreign Trade or Home Trade.
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Possibly as follows: via Google.
HMAT.......His Majesty’s Australian Transport
HMT.........His Majesty’s Trawler
HMAHS....His Majesty’ Australian Hospital Ship
HT...........Harbour Tug

As I said, possibly.

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My first ship was a trooper - in 1956. She was HMT Dunera. Her Majesty's Troopship. That's how she was termed - I recall.
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