HMS ML 166 (ML 166)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J.W. & A. Upham (Brixham, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||8 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||1 Jan 1941|
For disposal in May 1947
Commands listed for HMS ML 166 (ML 166)
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|1||C.K. Ewbank, RNVR||3 May 1943||27 Sep 1943|
|2||J K Blackmore, RNVR||27 Sep 1943||late 1944|
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Notable events involving ML 166 include:
1 Feb 1941
HMS L 27 (Lt. H.N. Edmonds, DSC, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Dartmouth, first with HMS St. Cathan (T/Lt. F. Twomey, RNR) and HMS Cape Comorin (T/Lt. N.L. Brown, RNVR) and later with ML 157, ML 157, ML 160 and ML 166. (1)
17 Mar 1943
HrMs O 10 (Lt.Cdr. Baron D.T. Mackay, RNN) participated in A/S exercises off Tobermory together with HMS Kite (Lt.Cdr. W.F.R. Segrave, RN), HMS Lady Madeleine (T/A/Lt.Cdr. N.S. Heriot, DSC, RNVR), ML 166 and ML 574 (T/S.Lt. E.R.S. Gillham, RNVR). (2)
- ADM 173/16805 + ADM 199/658
- File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.