HMS ML 174 (ML 174)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||William Osborne Ltd. (Littlehampton, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||8 Jan 1940|
For disposal in May 1946
Commands listed for HMS ML 174 (ML 174)
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and that we only list Commanding Officers for the duration of the Second World War.
|1||R Mayhew, RNVR||25 Dec 1941||15 Jan 1944|
|2||D.J. Tucker, RNVR||15 Jan 1944||15 Mar 1944|
|3||J.M. Leslie, RNVR||15 Mar 1944||27 May 1945|
|4||I.G. McEwan, RNVR||27 May 1945||late 1945|
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Notable events involving ML 174 include:
18 Jan 1944
HMS Unseen (Lt. M.L.C. Crawford, DSC and Bar, RN) departed Gibraltar for Portsmouth. She was escorted until 1330/20 by ML 174 (T/Lt. R. Mayhew, RNVR) and ML 176 (T/A/Lt.Cdr. G.O. Sparks, RCNVR).
For the daily positions of HMS Unseen during this passage see the map below.
- ADM 199/1824
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.