RHS Miaoulis (L 91)
Escort destroyer of the Hunt (Type III) class
|Navy||The Royal Hellenic Navy|
|Class||Hunt (Type III)|
|Built by||Swan Hunter and Wigham Richardson Ltd. (Wallsend-on-Tyne, U.K.): Wallsend|
|Ordered||28 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||5 Aug 1941|
|Launched||13 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||25 Nov 1942|
Transferred to the Royal Hellenic Navy before completion and renamed Miaoulis.
|Former name||HMS Modbury|
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Notable events involving Miaoulis include:
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)
10 Mar 1943
Convoys ME 19 and TX 3.
Convoy ME 19 departed Malta on 10 March 1943 and arrived at Alexandria on 15 March 1943 / Port Said on 16 March 1943.
It had merged as sea on 12 March with convoy TX 3 coming from Tripoli.
On departure from Malta convoy ME 19 was made up of the following ships; Dromus (British (tanker), 8036, built 1938), Erinna (Dutch (tanker), 6233 GRT, built 1936), Indochinois (British, 6966 GRT, built 1939), Kaikoura (British, 5852 GRT, built 1937), Orna (British, 6779 GRT, built 1938), Panama (British, 6650 GRT, built 1915) and Yorba Linda (Panamanian (tanker), 6900 GRT, built 1921).
On departure from Malta convoy ME 19 was escorted by the destroyer HMS Kelvin (Cdr. M.S. Townsend, OBE, DSC and Bar, RN), escort destroyers HMS Dulverton (Cdr. S.A. Buss, MVO, RN), HMS Easton (Lt. C.W. Malins, DSC, RN), Miaoulis.
Convoy TX 3 departed Tripoli on 11 March 1943 and merged with convoy ME 19 at sea on 12 March 1943.
It was made up of following ships; Benrinnes (British, 5410 GRT, built 1921), British Sovereign (British, 3657 GRT, built 1917), City of Evansville (British, 6528 GRT, built 1922), City of Florence (British, 6862 GRT, built 1918), City of Guildford (British, 5157 GRT, built 1919), Daltonhall (British, 7250 GRT, built 1941), Darien II (British, 459 GRT, built 1892), Fort Tadoussac (British, 7129 GRT, built 1941), Karoa (British, 7009 GRT, built 1915) and Neuralia (British, 9182 GRT, built 1912).
On departure from Tripoli convoy TX 3 was escorted by the destroyer HMS Javelin (Lt.Cdr. J.M. Alliston, DSC, RN) and the escort destroyers HMS Belvoir (Lt. J.F.D. Bush, DSC and Bar, RN), HMS Rockwood (Lt. S.R. Le H. Lombard-Hobson, RN), HMS Tetcott (Lt.Cdr. H.R. Rycroft, RN) and Pindos. HMS Tetcott apparently returned to Tripoli later on the 11th.
The following ships arrived at Alexandria on 15 March 1943;
Benrinnes, British Sovereign, City of Evansville, City of Florence, City of Guildford, Darien II, Erinna, They were escorted by; HMS Kelvin, HMS Javelin, HMS Dulverton and HMS Rockwood.
The following ships arrived at Port Said on 16 March 1943;
Daltonhall, Dromus, Orna, Panama and Yorba Linda. They were escorted by; HMS Belvoir, RHS Miaoulis and RHS Pindos. 10 Oct 1943 Sources ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
Rescued the crew of the British destroyer HMS Panther (G 41) (3)
They were escorted by; HMS Kelvin, HMS Javelin, HMS Dulverton and HMS Rockwood.
The following ships arrived at Port Said on 16 March 1943; Daltonhall, Dromus, Orna, Panama and Yorba Linda. They were escorted by; HMS Belvoir, RHS Miaoulis and RHS Pindos.
10 Oct 1943
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.