Allied Warships

HMS ML 184 (ML 184)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 184 
Built byP. K. Harris & Sons Ltd. (Appledore, England, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned10 Feb 1941 
End service 
History

Sold in March 1946

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 184 (ML 184)

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1R.W.A. Winter, RNVR17 May 1943

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Notable events involving ML 184 include:


1 Mar 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth together with with ML 159 (T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR), ML 183 (T/Lt. A.J. Wright, RNVR) and ML 184 (T/Lt. R.W.A. Winter, RNVR) and later with HMCS Huron (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Rayner, DSC, RCN) and HMCS Athabascan (Lt.Cdr. J.H. Stubbs, RCN). (1)

2 Mar 1944
HMS Viking (Lt. R. Bannar-Martin, DSC, RN) conducted exercises off Plymouth with ML 184 (T/Lt. R.W.A. Winter, RNVR) and ML 159 (T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR). (2)

3 Mar 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with ML 159 (T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR), ML 183 (T/Lt. A.J. Wright, RNVR) and ML 184 (T/Lt. R.W.A. Winter, RNVR) and later with HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN) and HMCS Huron (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Rayner, DSC, RCN). (1)

4 Mar 1944
HMS United (Lt. N.R. Wood, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with ML 159 (T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR), ML 183 (T/Lt. A.J. Wright, RNVR) and ML 184 (T/Lt. R.W.A. Winter, RNVR), HMS Melbreak (Lt. G.E.C.G. Baines, RN), HMIS Godavari (A/Capt. J.W. Jefford, OBE, RIN), HMS Neave (T/Lt. T. Ross, RNVR) and HMS Skomer (A/Skr.Lt. D.E.S. Mair, DSO, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19217
  2. ADM 173/19390

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.


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