HMS ML 224 (ML 224)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Wallasea Bay Yacht Station (Rochford, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||8 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||13 Mar 1941|
For disposal in March 1946
Commands listed for HMS ML 224 (ML 224)
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|1||A.S. Batham, RNVR||15 Jan 1943|
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Notable events involving ML 224 include:
Following these exercises she carried out attack exercises on HMS Clyde (Lt.Cdr. D.C. Ingram, DSC, RN). She also returned the favour and served as target for HMS Clyde during her attack exercises. (1)
22 Jan 1944
HMS Tantalus (Lt.Cdr. H.S. Mackenzie, DSO and Bar, RN) departed from the Larne area for Holy Loch where she arrived later on the same day. She was escorted by ML 224 (T/Lt. A.S. Batham, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/17567
- ADM 173/18941
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.