Allied Warships

HMS ML 166 (ML 166)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 166 
Built byJ.W. & A. Upham (Brixham, England, U.K.)  
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned1 Jan 1941 
End service 
History

For disposal in May 1947

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 166 (ML 166)

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CommanderFromTo
1C.K. Ewbank, RNVR3 May 194327 Sep 1943
2J K Blackmore, RNVR27 Sep 1943late 1944

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Notable events involving ML 166 include:


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). (1)

Sources

  1. File 2.12.03.6382 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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