Allied Warships

HMS Ocean View (FY 863)

MS Trawler

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMS Trawler
Class[No specific class] 
PennantFY 863 
Built byAlexander Hall & Co. Ltd. (Aberdeen, Scotland) 
Ordered 
Laid down 
Launched1 Apr 1930 
CommissionedFeb 1940 
End service 
History

Completed in May 1930. Number 148977. Fishing No. LH63.
Taken over by the Admiralty in February 1940.
Displacement: 248 tons.

Returned in December 1945. Scrapped in April 1960, St. Davids-on-Forth.

 

Commands listed for HMS Ocean View (FY 863)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Claude William Mileham, RNR17 May 19401 Jun 1941
2T/Skr. George Edward Blowers, RNR1 Jun 19411 Oct 1941
3T/Lt. Claude William Mileham, RNR1 Oct 1941early 1945
4T/Skr. James Barrie, RNRearly 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving Ocean View include:


12 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Ocean View (T/Lt. C.W. Mileham, RNR). (1)

15 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Ocean View (T/Lt. C.W. Mileham, RNR). (1)

24 May 1944
HMS Otway (Lt. M.B. St. John, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Stornoway with HMS Ocean View (T/Lt. C.W. Mileham, RNR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18552

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


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