Allied Warships

RHS Miaoulis (L 91)

Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class

NavyThe Royal Hellenic Navy
TypeEscort destroyer
ClassHunt (Type III) 
PennantL 91 
Built bySwan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend 
Ordered28 Jul 1940 
Laid down5 Aug 1941 
Launched13 Apr 1942 
Commissioned25 Nov 1942 
End service 
History

Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy before completion and renamed Miaoulis.
Returned to the Royal Navy in 1959.
Scrapped in 1960.

 
Former nameHMS Modbury

We don't have any commands listed for RHS Miaoulis (L 91)


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Notable events involving Miaoulis include:


1 Jan 1943
HrMs O 15 (Lt. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Quadrant (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Farrington, RN) and Miaoulis. (1)

6 Jan 1943
HrMs O 15 (Lt. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) conducted A/S exercises with HMS Quadrant (Lt.Cdr. W.H. Farrington, RN), HMCS Iroquois (Cdr. W.B.L. Holms, RCN) and Miaoulis. (1)

6 Feb 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with HMS Myosotis (T/Lt. R. Lugg, RNR), HMS Aubretia (Lt. G.D. Fowler, RNR), HMS Poppy (Lt. N.K. Boyd, RNR), HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.F. Tognola, RNR) and RHS Miaoulis. (2)

7 Feb 1943
HMS H 33 (Lt. M.H. Jupp, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Lough Foyle with RHS Miaoulis, HMS Poppy (Lt. N.K. Boyd, RNR), HMS Dianella (T/Lt. J.F. Tognola, RNR). (2)

10 Oct 1943
Rescued the crew of the British destroyer HMS Panther (G 41) (3)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6397 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
  2. ADM 173/17779
  3. Personal communication

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


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