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by Brian Holmes
Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB HMS Beehive
Replies: 13
Views: 14579

Re: MTB HMS Beehive

Lets start with this MTB_93 Berthon Boat Co, Lymington 10/9/42 For minelaying in the Nore Command area (Gazette Date - 1/8/44) DSM PO Michael Murray C/JX140060 Known Crew TLt A S Hughes RNVR TLt 9/11/40 13th MTB Flotilla MTB 206 14/4/42 Commanding Officer MTB 93 34th MTB Flotilla Based at Lowestoft ...
by Brian Holmes
Wed Aug 27, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 298
Replies: 13
Views: 11417

Re: MTB 298

All the sources that I can find point to the two boats I have quoted and that the other boat you quoted served with the Royal Indian Navy
by Brian Holmes
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 298
Replies: 13
Views: 11417

Re: MTB 298

MTB_226 H McLean, Renfrew 28/8/42 For sinking the German cruiser Niobe (Ex Yugoslav - Dalmatia) in the Adriatic 21/12/43 DSC TLt Peter Hastings Hyslop RNVR DSM LMtrMch William John Donovan P/MX98892 MID AB Bert Marston P/JX175182 Known Crew TSLt D A Neale RNVR TSLt MASB 29 26/7/41 24th MTB Flotilla ...
by Brian Holmes
Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:17 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 298
Replies: 13
Views: 11417

Re: MTB 298

MTB_298 R Jacob Inc, City Island, New York 30/3/43 For sinking the German cruiser Niobe (Ex Yugoslav - Dalmatia) in the Adriatic 21/12/43 DSC TLt The Hon Frederick Maxwell Aglionby Shore RNVR DSM LSea Harold Bowers D/JX155934 MID LMtrMch Charles Stanley Rundle For good service during the air attack ...
by Brian Holmes
Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Vosper MTB 74
Replies: 4
Views: 4715

Re: Vosper MTB 74

Will this do?
by Brian Holmes
Mon Jul 28, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 206
Replies: 34
Views: 20941

Re: ML 206

ML_224 Bay Yacht, Wallasea 13/3/41 New Year Honours 1944 DSM ACMM Alfred Vincent Thorn C/MX96173 For minesweeping off the north coast of France 9 - 12/44 MID TLt Allan Stanley Batham RNVR MID POMtrMch Charles Frederick Sisson P/MX117039 MID AB Arthur John Prewitt P/JX389625 MID AB Benjamin Williamso...
by Brian Holmes
Sun Jun 29, 2014 9:17 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 345
Replies: 2
Views: 2924

Re: MTB 345

I am replying in a private message
by Brian Holmes
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 331
Replies: 3
Views: 9518

Re: MGB 331

MTB_774 Sussex Shipbuilding Co Ltd, Shoreham-by-Sea 11/44 Known Crew TLt Arthur James Aitcheson Rickards RNVR First Lieutenant MTB 14 4/40 HMS Beehive, TSLt 7/8/41 Commanding Officer MTB 31 12/42, Commanding Officer MTB 359 14/9/43, HMS Wasp 24/1/44. TLt 7/2/44 MID 1944 Commanding Officer MTB 774 8/...
by Brian Holmes
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:28 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 331
Replies: 3
Views: 9518

Re: MGB 331

SGB_4 HMS Grey Fox Yarrow (Scotstoun) 15/3/42 For an action off Cap Barfleur on 18th June 1942 MID Lt John Duff Ritchie For an attack on R Boats off Boulogne on 9th July 1942 DSC Lt John Duff Ritchie MID TSLt John Colville Erskine-Hill RNVR MID StoPO Ernest Love P/KX80295 For an action with E Boats ...
by Brian Holmes
Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Motor Gunboats
Topic: MGB 331
Replies: 3
Views: 9518

Re: MGB 331

MGB_331 Tough Bros Ltd, Teddington Wharf, Manor Road, Teddington 13/8/41 For an action with E Boats in the Channel 16/8/42 MID AB Richard Jane D/JX257966 New Year Honours 1945 MID Tel Thomas William Keech C/JX224790 Known Crew TLt Noel Robert Weekes RNVR TLt 25/12/40 HMS Dolphin 16/9/40 HMS Midge 6/...
by Brian Holmes
Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:04 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 206
Replies: 34
Views: 20941

Re: ML 206

ML_206 Aldous Successors Ltd, Brightlingsea 5/3/41 For Operation Neptune - for gallantry and devotion to duty during the landings in Normandy DSM PO James Edgar Guy P/J111698 MID TALtCdr Harry Leslie RNVR MID OSig Ernest George Bell D/JX233890 For minesweeping off the north coast of France 9 - 12/44...
by Brian Holmes
Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: Help identify some faces ML 149 where taken and equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 10409

Re: Help identify some faces ML 149 where taken and equipmen

Try the following places ML_149 Vosper, Portsmouth 20/2/41 Known Crew TLt W H Mitchell RNVR HMS Minos II 6th ML Flotilla 2/2/42 13th ML Flotilla 22/2/43 Commanding Officer ML 149 23/2/43 TLt 1/11/43 TSLt Donald Clement Lefevre RNVR HMS Raleigh 24/6/42 HMS King Alfred TMid First Lieutenant ML 149 15/...
by Brian Holmes
Sun May 25, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: RML 526
Replies: 32
Views: 24841

Re: RML 526

ML_523 H J Percival, Horning, Norfolk 2/7/42 Wind up of the war in Europe (Gazette Date - 11/12/45) MID PO John Cole C/J48211 MID AB Leslie Bell D/JX256333 MID AB Frank Harold Webb P/JX326806 Known Crew TSLt C N Rands RNVR TSLt 13/11/41 HMS Minos II 6th ML Flotilla 23/3/42 HMS St Christopher for MLs...
by Brian Holmes
Mon May 19, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 130
Replies: 15
Views: 11726

Re: ML 130

ML_130 Frank Curtis Ltd, Looe, Cornwall 9/10/40 For an action with enemy light forces off Malta in which the boat was sunk after a stout defence 7/5/42 DSC TLt David Robert Hamilton Jolly RNVR DSC TLt Frederick Roy Price-Fox RNVR DSM LSto Victor James Fisher P/KX88846 DSM AB James McNeill Wilson P/S...
by Brian Holmes
Mon May 12, 2014 8:59 pm
Forum: General Organisation
Topic: Museum
Replies: 1
Views: 3846

Re: Museum

The nearest thing to that is the collection displayed in the clubhouse of the Joint Services Sailing Centre which is the former wardroom of HMS Hornet. Outside the building is the National Coastal Forces Memorial. They have a website and you should be able to arrange a visit. Also, Medusa (HDML 1387...
by Brian Holmes
Mon May 12, 2014 8:51 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: MTB 640
Replies: 6
Views: 6717

Re: MTB 640

MTB_640 Wallasea Bay Yacht Station Ltd, Wallasea Bay, Nr Rochford 1/11/42 For good service while commanding a ship engaged in amti-submarine operations (Gazette Date - 14/5/46) MID Tlt Richard Routledge Smith RNVR Known Crew TLt Francis William Carr RNVR TLt 1/3/41 32nd MTB Flotilla MTB 640 24/9/42 ...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 495
Replies: 17
Views: 9345

Re: MTB 495

MTB_495 British Power Boat Co, Hythe Hampshire 15/11/44 For an attack on E Boats off the Thames Estuary 22/1/45 DSC TLt Robert George Eburah RNVR DSM TLSea Dudley Hope Wade P/JX296830 MID SLt Stanley James Pickard RNVR MID CMtrMch Clifford Bertram Thomas P/MX99181 MID TALSto John Fairbrother P/KX155...
by Brian Holmes
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 466
Replies: 3
Views: 8805

Re: ML 466

I have heard that there was one survivor ML_466 Itchenor Shipyard 31/3/42 For anti midget submarine patrols in the assault area 6/44 - 2/45 MID TLt Charles Maclennan Smith RNVR (Post) Known Crew TLt Charles Maclennan Smith RNVR Commanding Officer ML 466 20/10/43 Killed in action Sunday 25 March 1945...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)
Replies: 10
Views: 13639

Re: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)

MGB_502 Camper & Nicholson, Northam 7/43 For special operations at sea (Gazette Date - 15/8/44) DSM PO Frederick Shepherd Smith C/JX143074 For special operations off the French coast in 1944 (Gazette Date - 27/3/45) DSM ACMtrMch Charles Frederic Hearn C/MX76073 DSM PO George Christopher Chambers D/S...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)
Replies: 10
Views: 13639

Re: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)

MGB_509 Camper & Nicholson, Northam Known Crew TLt Robert Michael Marshall RNVR TSLt HMS Cape Passaro (anti-submarine warfare trawler) 3/2/40 HMS Dolphin (submarine depot, Gosport) (for Fort Blockhouse) 17/6/40 HMS St Christopher for MLs 24/6/41 TLt 1/2/42 HMS Midge for minelayers 4/42 Commanding Of...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)
Replies: 10
Views: 13639

Re: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)

MGB_503 Camper & Nicholson, Northam For special operations at sea (Gazette Date - 15/8/44) DSM PO William Webb D/MD/X2399 For special operations off the French coast in 1944 (Gazette Date - 27/3/45) DSC* TLt Robert Michael Marshall RNVR "His first task was to get his ship into reliable running order...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)
Replies: 10
Views: 13639

Re: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)

MGB_607 James A Silver Ltd, Rosneath, Scotland 6/42 For an action with E Boats off Smith’s Knoll 24/10/43 DSC TLt Robert Michael Marshall RNVR DSC TSLt John Norman Arkell RNVR DSM PO Hugh Baggott Merriman D/JX133563 DSM AB Leslie Cousins P/JX350038 DSM AB Arthur Hinchcliffe P/JX262382 DSM AB Robert ...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)
Replies: 10
Views: 13639

Re: R M Marshall RNVR (Mike)

TLt Robert Michael Marshall RNVR TSLt HMS Cape Passaro (anti-submarine warfare trawler) 3/2/40 HMS Dolphin (for Fort Blockhouse) 17/6/40 HMS St Christopher for MLs 24/6/41 TLt 1/2/42 HMS Midge for minelayers 4/42 Commanding Officer MGB 607 25/5/42 Commanding Officer MGB 503 22/11/43 Commanding Offic...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 622
Replies: 7
Views: 10200

Re: MTB 622

MGB_622 Brooke Marine Ltd, Oulton Broad, Nr Lowestoft 10/11/42 For an action with an enemy convoy off the Dutch coast 9/3/43 DSC TLt Francis William Carr RNVR For skill and courage in controlling damage and fighting a fire in action 9/3/43 DSM AB Harry John Leader P/JX296408 MID POMtrMch Charles Nic...
by Brian Holmes
Mon Mar 03, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 633
Replies: 8
Views: 7174

Re: MTB 633

MTB_633 Dorset Yacht Co Ltd, Hamworthy, Poole 23/11/42 For Operation Husky - Invasion of Sicily MID Lt Alexander Primrose Graham Joy RCNVR MID ACMtrMch Eric James Stanton Hollis P/MX89677 For an action off Kelibia and Cap Bon 28/4/43 MID TSLt Kenneth Dunstan Golding RNVR Known Crew TLt Clifford Jack...
by Brian Holmes
Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 149 / ML(A) 3 and ML 919 information
Replies: 6
Views: 7533

Re: ML 149 / ML(A) 3 and ML 919 information

ML _919 James N Miller & Sons, East Shore, St Monance 9/10/44 Wind up of the war in Europe (Gazette Date - 11/12/45) MID AB Raymond Vernon Mizen D/JX305620 Birthday Honours 1946 BEM LTel Walter George Lewry C/JX269013 Known Crew TLt J B Lockett SANF(V) TSLt HMS Edinburgh Castle for MLs 7/10/42 ML 26...
by Brian Holmes
Sun Feb 23, 2014 8:00 pm
Forum: Motor Launches
Topic: ML 149 / ML(A) 3 and ML 919 information
Replies: 6
Views: 7533

Re: ML 149 / ML(A) 3 and ML 919 information

ML_149 Vosper, Portsmouth 20/2/41 Known Crew TLt W H Mitchell RNVR HMS Minos II 6th ML Flotilla 2/2/42 13th ML Flotilla 22/2/43 Commanding Officer ML 149 23/2/43 TLt 1/11/43 TSLt Donald Clement Lefevre RNVR HMS Raleigh 24/6/42 HMS King Alfred TMid First Lieutenant ML 149 15/9/43 TASLt 3/11/43 TSLt 3...
by Brian Holmes
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:18 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Australia remembers Coxswain Rogers
Replies: 2
Views: 5179

Re: Australia remembers Coxswain Rogers

MTB_698 Wallasea Bay Yacht Station Ltd, Wallasea Bay, Nr Rochford 7/43 For an attack on enemy shipping off Gravellines 14/3/44 DSC* TLt Howard Owen Turner Bradford RNVR DSC TLt James Dunlop Dempster RNVR DSM CMtrMch Leslie Frederick Jarvis P/MX96574 DSM LMtrMch Rland Henry Charles Goldney P/MX99933 ...
by Brian Holmes
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: Donald George Dowling MTB 606
Replies: 7
Views: 8190

Re: Donald George Dowling MTB 606

MTB_786 Solent Shipyards Ltd, Burseldon Bridge, Sarisbury Green, Nr Southampton 12/7/45 Known Crew TALtCdr Donald George Dowling RNVR TLt 15/5/40 HMS Midge for minelayers 29/9/42 Commanding Officer MTB 503 19/7/43 Commanding Officer MGB 606 19/7/43 TALtCdr HMS Midge for MLs 22/11/43 Commanding Offic...
by Brian Holmes
Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Personnel
Topic: Donald George Dowling MTB 606
Replies: 7
Views: 8190

Re: Donald George Dowling MTB 606

MTB_790 Boat Construction Co Ltd, Barracks Ope, Falmouth 7/45 Known Crew TALtCdr Donald George Dowling RNVR TLt 15/5/40 HMS Midge for minelayers 29/9/42 Commanding Officer MTB 503 19/7/43 Commanding Officer MGB 606 19/7/43 TALtCdr HMS Midge for MLs 22/11/43 Commanding Officer MTB 790 & Senior Office...

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