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by chris4lomond
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

Re: ML 903

Group 321 • 8 x LCT3 from 11 LCT Flotilla carrying DD tanks. LCT3 were not considered suitable for beaching in the assault phase and it was planned that they would launch DD tanks well out to sea. Because it was planned that the DD tanks would form the first wave of the assault it was essential that...
by chris4lomond
Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: Story of the Fairmile Patrol Boat
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Re: Story of the Fairmile Patrol Boat

Superb find, well worth watching through to the end even if it is for the classic phrases!
by chris4lomond
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:31 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

Re: ML 903

While digging round for info on this ML and my Grandfather the following newspaper clippings have come to light, If you can read them they make interesting reading, one is from a Buxton newspaper the other I am not so sure, It seems the news papers have a different name for the Lieutenant of the Lau...
by chris4lomond
Wed Jan 04, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

Re: ML 903

Hi Chris

Sorry, I should have mentioned it was scanned from a very old book or magazine, luckily I do have a clearer version for you;



Regards, Christian.

That great thanks
by chris4lomond
Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

Re: ML 903

That's fantastic CDSC123 I don't suppose I could get a copy of this photo from you ? - happy to pay for it!!
by chris4lomond
Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

Re: ML 903

Many thanks Pioneer

Yes J F Kirk - Thanks for the reply, what does the P / JX 55804 refer to? would this be his service reference number?

I assume that the Launch would have been sold off or scrapped after the war - seems a shame for these great little ships !
by chris4lomond
Fri Dec 30, 2011 3:22 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 903
Replies: 9
Views: 2684

ML 903

I am trying to track down any information on this Fairmile B that I believe my Grandfather served on, I only discovered that he was stationed on the launch in the last couple of months and it seems that my father has no information either. any pointers as to where to look would be very much apprecia...

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