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by Ted Else
Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML Colour Scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 4880

Re: ML Colour Scheme

The above photo is part of the collection of the late Douglas Barrow. 'Bee' kindly allowed me to post the image, sorry, I have no further photo's of ML 357.
by Ted Else
Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:15 am
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML Colour Scheme
Replies: 6
Views: 4880

Re: ML Colour Scheme

This image does not show any pattern I'm afraid but suggests an 'all over' paint scheme.(click image for full view)
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From the collection of Douglas Barrow “W/T Op. ML/MGB 357"
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by Ted Else
Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: General Organisation
Topic: Coastal Forces Bases
Replies: 12
Views: 7505

Re: Coastal Forces Bases

Hello John Yes - there certainly is quite a lot of good information in that link - somebody's major research (for a book)? It does not contradict what is on our map page re- HMS Sea Hawk and its close relationship with HMS Nimrod, but amazingly the link does not mention Sea Hawk. Very good though, a...
by Ted Else
Thu Sep 10, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: General Organisation
Topic: Coastal Forces Bases
Replies: 12
Views: 7505

Coastal Forces Bases

There is a new page on this site giving the position of known CF bases in the UK. There are plans to extend this feature to encompass the Mediterranean War Theatre. Do you know any of the 'not so well known', especially any details of the several Base Ships so employed?
Rgds
Ted
by Ted Else
Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:13 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: RTTL Model
Replies: 2
Views: 4029

RTTL Model

Here is a description of a Model Kit illustrated in the Model Boats Magazine Well worth a look.
by Ted Else
Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: Last Action of the War
Replies: 9
Views: 7419

Re: Last Action of the War

Hello Donald Had this interesting reply from my query to Christian Shepherd-Cappuro he states - HDMLs were known by their pennant numbers, these were always ML... and not HDML..., so it seems probable that the vessel being referred to was the HDML "ML 1479". She did serve in the far east, as evidenc...
by Ted Else
Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: St Nazaire Raid
Replies: 4
Views: 6437

Re: St Nazaire Raid

Captain Michael Burn with most of his troop of No 2 Commando were aboard Motor Launch 192, she was destroyed by fire just south of the Old Mole with heavy loss of life. The other "Micky" to remember in this very brave mission was Sub Lt 'Micky' Wynne DSC - Commanding Officer of MTB 74 - also lost wi...
by Ted Else
Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: Modelling a Gay Class
Replies: 1
Views: 4884

Modelling a Gay Class

Here is a couple of views of Ted Childs model of HMS Gay Charger
Very good example of dedicated modelling
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by Ted Else
Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:51 pm
Forum: Coastal Forces Models
Topic: Veterans Models
Replies: 2
Views: 4697

Veterans' models

Personally, I can't wait for this series to begin. There are some lovely models - by veterans- that need to be seen by a wider audience - hope we do not have to wait too long.
by Ted Else
Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:29 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: The Bari Raid
Replies: 0
Views: 3609

The Bari Raid

The web site has had a request from one of our American cousins who is attempting to help a veteran suffering from the after effects of the disasterous Bari raid In her own words: I am seeking information about the raid on Bari, Italy that occurred 2 December 1943. I am particularly interested in th...

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