Allied Warships

HMS ML 234 (ML 234)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 234 
Built byA. M. Dickie & Sons (Tarbert, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned15 Sep 1941 
End service 
History

For disposal in October 1945

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 234 (ML 234)

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1W.H.F. Mayo, RNVR8 Sep 1941mid 1945

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Notable events involving ML 234 include:


30 Jun 1943
HMS Proteus (Lt. A.R. Profit, DSC, RN) shifted from Rothesay to Larne escorted by HMS ML 234 (T/Lt. W.F.H. Mayo, RNVR). (1)

4 Jul 1943
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) shifted from Larne to Holy Loch. She was escorted by HMS ML 234 (T/Lt. W.F.H. Mayo, RNVR). (2)

2 Aug 1944
HMS Vulpine (T/Lt. P.S. Thirsk, DSC, RNR) shifted from Larne to Holy Loch. She was escorted by HMS ML 234 (T/Lt. W.F.H. Mayo, RNVR). (3)

29 Dec 1944
HMS Taciturn (Lt.Cdr. E.T. Stanley, DSO, DSC, RN) proceeded from Larne to Holy Loch. She was escorted by HMS ML 234 (T/Lt. W.F.H. Mayo, RNVR). (4)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/17890
  2. ADM 173/18375
  3. ADM 173/19457
  4. ADM 173/18918

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


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