Postby Brian Holmes » Tue Nov 08, 2011 8:04 pm
ML_120 Aldous Successors Ltd, Brightlingsea 8/10/40
For services when attacked by dive bombers (Gazette Date - 27/12/40)
MID Tel Jack Swan C/J101252
Birthday Honours 1943
MID TLt Edward Kerfoot Jones RNVR
DSM Tel Laurence Lightwood C/WRX125
Known Crew
TLt Edward Kerfoot Jones RNVR
TSLt Frank Victor Reid RNZNVR HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces establishment, Fort William) (for motor launches) 20/1/43 Commanding Officer ML 120 5/43 TLt 16/7/43 Commanding Officer ML 590 6/3/44 HMNZS Cook (depot & training establishment, Wellington, NZ) Born in Wellington 1914 and died in Nelson 1964
TSLt A E Lee RNVR First Lieutenant 6/3/44
Tel Laurence Lightwood C/WRX125
Tel Jack Swan C/J101252
Wartime Activities
Attacked by dive bombers (Gazette Date - 27/12/40)
Temporarily equipped with two 21” Torpedo Tubes removed from lend lease destroyers
2nd ML Flotilla Based on the Nore
ML 112, ML 113, ML 114, ML 116, ML 117, ML 118, ML 119, ML 120 and ML 171
1/1/41 At Portsmouth
1/7/41 2nd ML Flotilla Based at Ramsgate
ML 112, ML 113, ML 114, ML 116, ML 117, ML 118, ML 119, ML 120 and ML 171
19/8/42 Operation Jubilee - Raid on Dieppe
SGB 5 (Grey Owl) ,SGB 9
MGB 50, MGB 51, MGB 312, MGB 315, MGB 316, MGB 317,MGB 320, MGB 321, MGB 323, MGB 326
ML 120, ML 123, ML 189, ML 190, ML 193,ML 194, ML 230, ML 246, ML 292, ML 309, ML 343, ML 344, ML 346, RML 513
2nd ML Flotilla
ML 112, ML 113, ML 114, ML 116, ML 117, ML 119, ML 120, ML 171 and ML 491
Based on the Nore
Operation Neptune Invasion of Normandy
Post War Fate
1946 Sold = Onetwenty