HMS ML 229 (ML 229)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Dorset Yacht Co. Ltd. (Hamworthy, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||8 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||7 Apr 1941|
For disposal in November 1945
Commands listed for HMS ML 229 (ML 229)
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|1||R.H. Newman, RNVR||17 Jul 1942||20 Sep 1943|
|2||W.C.R. Walsh, RNVR||20 Sep 1943||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving ML 229 include:
11 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted gunnery exercises off Dundee with HMS ML 229 (T/Lt. W.C.R. Walsh, RNVR) and A/S exercises off Methill with HMS ML 201 (T/Lt. G.T. Bruce, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1070 (T/Skr. J. Clark, RNR). (4)
7 Jul 1944
HMS Tuna (A/Lt.Cdr. L.F.L. Hill, RNR) departed Blyth for Port H.H.Z. She was escorted by HMS ML 229 (T/Lt. W.C.R. Walsh, RNVR) until 1551/7 when HMS Castlenau (Skr. W.K. Mickleburgh, RNR) took over the escort. (8)
- ADM 173/18199
- File 22.214.171.124 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
- ADM 173/18630
- ADM 173/19315
- ADM 173/18631
- ADM 173/19283
- ADM 173/19126
- ADM 173/18148
- File 2.12.03.5655 (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.