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R.Adm. CF Capt. CF, Nore  Capt. CF, Portsmouth CFMD (Adm.) DDOD(C) (Adm.) Shore
establishments
MTBs
Flotillas  Boats
MGBs
Flotillas  Boats
SGBs
Flotillas  Boats
MLs
Flotillas  Boats
MA/SBs
Flotillas     Boats

 

Rear-Admiral Coastal Forces   [HMS Attack] Portland, later London
R.Adm. CF 31.10.1940-00.02.1943 R.Adm. P.K. Kekewich, RN
Staff Capt. F.H.P. Maurice, RN

 
Captain Coastal Forces, Nore Command Chatham
Capt. CF, Nore 00.02.1943- Capt. H.T. Armstrong, RN
  (1944) Capt. H.W.S. Browning, RN
  1945 Capt. W.G.A. Robson, RN
Staff    
Assistent Senior Officer Coastal Forces 25.10.1944-(1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Coste, RNVR
Torpedo Officer Lt.Cdr. W.D.F.B. Muspratt, RN
Signal Officer Lt.Cdr. F.H. Dunlop, RN
Gunnery Officer 1944-07.03.1944 Lt. D.T. Wickham, RN

 
Captain Coastal Forces (Channel),
C-in-C Portsmouth
  Portsmouth
Capt. CF (Channel), Portsmouth 08.03.1944- Capt. P.V. McLaughlin, RN
Staff    
Staff Officer (Operations) spring 1944-autumn 1944 Lt. C.W.S. Dreyer, RN
Staff Officer [Plans?] spring 1944-autumn 1944 T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.M. Scott, RNVR
Engineer Officer (1944) Lt.Cdr. (E) R.S. Bickerton, RN
Operations Officer (1944) Lt.Cdr. J.M. Matheson, RNVR
Signal Officer 13.09.1944- Lt.Cdr. F.H. Dunlop, RN
Torpedo Officer (1944) Lt. D.J. Long, RN

 
Coastal Forces Materiel Department, Admiralty London  [borne in HMS President]
Director of Coastal Forces Materiel Department (DCFMD)
-22.11.1944 Capt. F.H.P. Maurice, RN
22.11.1944-(1945) Capt. W.L.G. Adams, RN
Deputy Director of Coastal Forces Materiel Department (DDCFMD)
21.06.1945- Capt. (E) F.H. Kennedy, RN

 
Deputy Director of Operations Division (Coastal Force) (DDOD(C)), Admiralty London [borne in HMS President]
1941-16.07.1943 Capt. D.M. Lees, RN
16.07.1943-(1945) Capt. H.G. Cooke, RN
Staff
05.04.1943- A/Cdr. O.C.H. Giddy, RN

 

Shore establishments  Index by place names
 
Coastal Forces base, HMS Aggressive   Newhaven [11.11.1942-16.05.1945] MTBs
Commanding Officer [?} 17.05.1945-(07.1945) A/Cdr. R.H. Thornton, RN (emergency list)
  positions unknown 14.04.1942- T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.L. Barton, RNVR
  01.12.1943-(07.1945) Lt. (T) A.R.S. Phillips, RN (retd)
  17.10.1941-(07.1945) T/Lt. R. Garnett, RNVR
  28.04.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. B.J. McKay, RNVR
  07.12.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. M. Arnold-Forster, RNVR
  02.09.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. W.G.A. Hardy, RM
  05.11.1942-(07.1945) T/Elect.Lt. H. Thomson, RNVR
  31.03.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) J.S. Temple, RNVR
  01.09.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) L.V. Giles, RNVR
  01.09.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) E.J. Loder, RNVR
  15.04.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) A.V.W. Bennett, RNVR
  04.11.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) C. Rigby, RNVR
  20.09.1943-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. (Sp Br) S.A. Leech, RNVR
  10.11.1942-(07.1945) Cd.Gnr. A. Coldman, RN (retd)
  20.06.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.H.W. Andrew, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. C.D. Cobb, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. B.M. MacGinty, RNVR
  16.06.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. D.A.F. Crispin, RNVR
  23.06.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. B.H. Williams, RNVR
  24.01.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. H.M. Day, RNVR
  29.03.1943-(07.1945) T/Elect.Lt. E.T.A. Webb, RNVR
  01.12.1944-(07.1945) T/Elect.Lt. E.G. Palfreman, RNVR
  01.11.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.W. Matthew, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. T.M. Higham RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. W.R. Jones, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. R.J. Burrell, RNVR
  05.06.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. A.W. Poulton, RNVR
  00.11.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. R.M. Williams, RNVR
  22.05.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. P.I. Munnoch, RNVR
  14.08.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp Br) G.S. McNamara, RNVR
  21.06.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Gnr. (T) H. Groom, RN
  00.10.1944-(07.1945) T/Mid. R.W. Britton, RNVR
Coastal Forces base, HMS Attack   Portland. [15.11.1941-31.12.1945] MTBs, MGBs, MLs, repairs
Commanding Officer 15.01.1944-(07.1945) Capt. J.P. Farquharson, RN (retd)
Staff Officer (Operations) 09.07.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.B.G. Leith, RNVR
in lieu of Specialist (G) Officer 23.01.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Lt. H.J.R. Maine, RNVR
  positions unknown 26.03.1945-(07.1945) A/Cdr. A.T. Grevatt, RNVR
  22.01.1943-(07.1945) Lt.Cdr. F.M. Goodger, RN (retd)
  14.11.1943-(07.1945) Lt.Cdr. B.L. Sadler, RN (retd)
  20.01.1941-(07.1945) Lt.Cdr. J.G. Lake, RN (retd)
  21.06.1945-(07.1945) Lt. E.P. Cheesman, RN
  21.06.1945-(07.1945) Lt. D.E.B. Field, RN
  14.12.1942-(07.1945) T/A/Lt. M.F. Ranby, RNVR
  00.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. S.E. Slater, RNVR
  11.12.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. G.W. Barns, RNVR
  22.08.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E) G.A. Soutar, RNVR
  10.11.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) G.A. Rayment, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) J.P. Allen, RNVR
  13.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) H.H. Holmans, RNVR
  26.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) W. Frame, RNVR
  04.07.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Surg.Lt.Cdr. R. Warlstencroft, RNVR
  etc.  
Coastal Forces base, HMS Beaver II   Immingham. MLs
Commanding Officer 21.04.1941-(07.1945) Cdr. E.L.D. Bartley, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Bee   Weymouth. [01.09.1942-18.10.1943] "Working up" base
Holyhead, Anglesey.
[18.10.43-21.07.1945] "Working up" base
Commanding Officer summer 1942-(1944?) Cdr. R.F.B. Swinley, RN
  06.09.1944-(07.1945) Capt. M. Murray, RN (retd)
Staff  (1943) Lt.Cdr. J.M. Matheson, RNVR
Training Officer autumn 1943-1944 Lt. P.G.C. Dickens, RN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Beehive   Felixstowe. [01.07.1940-18.10.1945] MTBs, MGBs
Consisted of:
(02.1941) 1st MTB Flotilla, 4th MTB Flotilla, 10th MTB Flotilla
(12.1941) 1st MTB Flotilla, 4th MTB Flotilla, 6th MGB Flotilla
(08.1942) 1st MTB Flotilla, 4th MTB Flotilla, 6th MGB Flotilla
(02.1943) 4th MTB Flotilla, 6th MGB Flotilla
(06.1943) 4th MTB Flotilla, 6th MGB Flotilla
Commanding Officer 01.07.1940-(02.1941) Cdr. R.H. McBean, RN (retd)
Commanding Officer 29.07.1941-01.03.1945 Cdr. T. Kerr, RN (retd)
Commanding Officer 01.03.1945-(07.1945) A/Cdr. D.H.E. McCowen, RNVR
Secretary 16.07.1940-(02.1941) Midsh. J.C. Davies, RN
Secretary 01.08.1941-(08.1942) Paym.Lt. R.H. Lindop, RNR
Secretary 20.01.1943-(08.1943) T/Paym.Lt. R.H. Coulson, RNVR
Staff Officer (Operations) 09.09.1940-(02.1941) Lt.Cdr. J.L. Younghusband, RN
  27.06.1942-05.04.1943 Lt.Cdr. O.C.H. Giddy, RN (retd)
  01.12.1942-(10.1944) Lt. | Lt.Cdr. S.C. Kennell, RN (retd)
Staff Officer (Operations) 26.08.1941-(12.1941) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.A.H. Wood, RNVR
  01.02.1944-(04.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. D.C. Sidebottam, RNVR
  05.05.1944-(10.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. K.E.A. Bayley, RNVR
  16.02.1943-(06.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.A.H. Wood, RNVR
  03.11.1943-(12.1943) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Price, RNVR
Training Officer Coastal Forces ??.??.????-(01.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. K.E.A. Bayley, RNVR [at base from 05.05.1944]
Training Officer Coastal Forces 21.03.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ascoli, RNVR
Staff Officer (Operations) 08.08.1944-(01.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.E. Mason, RNVR
  01.02.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Cambridge, RNVR
[Staff Officer (Operations) ?] 24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. I.C. Trelawny, RNVR
  01.07.1940-(12.1941) Lt. J.H. Plumer, RN
  01.07.1940-(08.1942) Lt. W.C. Musson, RN (retd) [(02.1941) up till (12.1941) shown as Gunnery Officer]
Torpedo Officer  08.08.1941-(12.1941) Lt. D.J. Long, RN
  28.08.1942-(07.1945) Lt. E. Tickell, RN (retd)
  13.11.1944-(07.1945) Lt. S.P. Brewer, RN
  16.02.1943-(06.1943) T/Lt. (T) F.G.D. Higgs, RNVR
Staff Officer (Operations) 19.01.1942-(08.1942) T/Lt. E. Leigh, RNVR
  20.08.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. J.E. Taylor, RNVR
  10.08.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. H.J. Ward, RNVR
  14.08.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. J.B. Irving, RNVR
  28.03.1943-(10.1943) T/Lt. J.A. Wolfe, RNVR
  07.07.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. E.W. Latham, RNVR
  07.02.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. A.M.C. Scott, RNVR
  27.08.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. C.H.D. Innes-Grant, RNVR
  21.11.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. F.F. Powell, RNVR
  25.09.1944-07.12.1944 T/Lt. M. Arnold-Forster, RNVR
  20.09.1944-(01.1945) T/A/Lt. C.K. Baines, RNVR
  21.07.1941-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/A/Lt. J.E. Wood, RNVR [from (08.1942) shown as in lieu of Specialist Gunnery Officer]
  21.06.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Lt. G.F. Knight, RNVR
  18.01.1943-(10.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E) F.K. Keer, RN
  30.10.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E) G.G. Wood, RN
  00.09.1940-(02.1941) Lt. (E) H.C.D. Boase, RN
  14.01.1945-(07.1945) Lt. (E) P.J. Nops, RN
  00.12.1944-(07.1945) * T/Lt. (E) D. Smith, RNR [possibly till 04.1945]
  19.06.1941-(08.1942) T/Lt. (E) E.F. Osborne, RNVR
  07.04.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. (E) K.H. Perry, RNVR
  12.06.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) J.R. Wilkinson, RNVR
  08.03.1943-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) | T/Lt. (E) W. Beckett, RNVR
  09.11.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. (E) G.A. Soutar, RNVR
  28.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) H.V. Bonham, RNVR
  28.06.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) | T/Lt. (E) C.I.W. James, RNVR
  08.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) S. Nicholson, RNVR
  19.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. (E) B.A. Evans, RNVR
Y Coy R.M. Aux. Bd. 06.03.1942-(08.1942) A/Capt. P.W. Sparks, RM (retd)
Y Coy R.M. Aux. Bd. 06.03.1942-(08.1942) T/Lt. C.W. Baybrook, RM
  25.04.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. J. O'Donnell, RM
  25.04.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. E.A. Bryett, RM
Chaplain 13.01.1941-(08.1942) Chapl. Rev. J.A.C. Shaw, RNVR
Chaplain 24.09.1942-(10.1943) T/Chapl. Rev. A. Bird, RNVR
Chaplain 16.11.1943-(01.1945) T/Chapl. Rev. W.H.S. Sanford, RNVR
  00.09.1940-(10.1940) Paym.Cdr. I.R. Watson, RN
Base Accountant Officer 15.10.1940-(02.1941) Paym.Cdr. A.A. Hannan, RNR
Base Accountant [later: Supply] Officer 08.10.1941-(07.1945) Paym.Cdr. = Cdr. (S) C.J. Green, RNR (retd)
Medical Officer 00.09.1940-(02.1941) Surg.Lt.Cdr. A.R. Ewart, RN
Medical Officer 20.05.1942-(02.1943) T/Surg.Lt. T.D. Pilcher, RNVR
Medical Officer 22.04.1943-(06.1944) T/Surg.Lt. J.G.C. Murray, RNVR
Medical Officer 31.08.1942-24.07.1943 T/Surg.Lt. G.R.C. Rayner, RNVR
Medical Officer 24.07.1943-(06.1944) T/Surg.Lt. R. Browning, RNVR
Medical Officer 30.09.1944-(01.1945) T/Surg.Lt. E.C. Archer, RNVR
Medical Officer 00.08.1944-(01.1945) Prob. T/Surg.Lt. | T/Surg.Lt. J.A. Ritchie, RNVR
Medical Officer 25.04.1945-(07.1945) T/Surg.Lt. C.F. Donovan, RNVR
Medical Officer 18.01.1945-(07.1945) T/Surg.Lt. T.C. Prideaux, RNVR
  05.07.1940-(02.1941) Paym.Lt. R.C. Renner, RNZNVR
  05.09.1941-(06.1944) Paym.Lt. A.R.M. Wonham, RNR
  03.08.1944-(07.1945) T/Paym.Lt. = T/Lt. (S) M.H. Wilson, RNVR
  11.02.1941-(07.1945) Shipwright Lt.Cdr. H.R. Lillicrap, RN (retd)
  18.08.1942-(02.1943) T/Elect.Lt. L.A. Tuttiett, RNVR
  24.05.1943-(12.1943) T/Elect.Lt. N.R. Rice, RNVR
  17.04.1944-(07.1945) T/Elect.Lt. K. Collinson, RNVR
  03.05.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. (T) A.R. New, RNVR
  22.06.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. H.W. Arnold, RNVR
  19.09.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. A.R. Waller, RNVR
  01.09.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.R. Toogood, RNVR
  22.03.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. S.A. Airey, RNVR
  00.09.1940-(10.1940) S.Lt. (E) A.D. Taylor, RNVR
  16.08.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. (E) R.W.J. Stone, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. (E) J.W.E. Phillips, RNVR
  29.11.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) L.H. Remington, RNVR
  03.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) B.T. Hedgecock, RNVR
  07.02.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. (E) E. Scott, RNVR
  12.07.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. (E) J. McMullen, RNVR
  01.11.1943-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) E.E. Bailey, RNVR
  22.05.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. (E) J. Mackay, RNVR
  21.09.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) R.R. Dawson, RNVR
  00.05.1944-(06.1944) T/A/El.S.Lt. K.N. Dixon, RNVR
  03.05.1944-(01.1945) T/El.S.Lt. G.M. Styles, RNVR
  16.01.1942-(08.1942) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) J.W. Barrie, RNVR
Base Radar Officer 20.10.1941-(02.1943) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) A.V.W. Bennett, RNVR
  18.07.1941-(10.1944) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) S.R.B. Gaymer, RNVR [initially for miscellaneous services]
  02.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) H. Donaldson, RNVR
  00.04.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) J.D. Evans, RNVR
Base Radar Officer 01.09.1941-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) | T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) J.A. Breadner, RCNVR [initially for miscellaneous services]
  10.02.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) R. Reeves, RNVR
  15.03.1943-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) C.E. Crossland, RNVR
  11.04.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) S.S. McKechnie, RNVR
  06.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) R.L. Blackmore, RNVR
Base Radar Officer 15.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) B. Lacome, RNVR
  16.10.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) A.L. Orr, RNVR
  05.03.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) J.E. Young, RNVR
  01.07.1940-(08.1942) Cd.Gnr. (T) P.J.M. Odell, RN
  19.08.1940-(08.1942) Cd.Gnr. (T) R.A. McDowall, RN [(10.1940) up till (12.1941) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  01.09.1943-(12.1943) Gnr. (T) J.R. Smyth, RN
  01.09.1943-(12.1943) T/A/Gnr. (T) H.A. Collins, RN
  29.09.1942-(06.1944) T/Warrant Supply Officer G.C.J. Dalley, RN
  29.07.1944-(07.1945) T/Warrant Stores Officer H. Moor, RN
  00.11.1944-(01.1945) T/Warrant Stores Officer C. Cowie, RN
  For Motor Launch duties
  11.11.1942-(06.1943) A/Lt.Cdr. H.B. Brassey, RANVR
  15.06.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. | T/A/Lt.Cdr. S.C. Bradley, RNZNVR [up till (02.1943) shown as for miscellaneous services]
  30.08.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. M.R. Robinson, RNVR
  00.09.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. A.W. Elliott, RNVR
  23.10.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. F.E.R. Merritt, RNZNVR
  24.08.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. J.S. Brown, RNVR
  20.07.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR
  03.05.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. B.K. Esmond-Evans, RNVR
  00.09.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. C. Beever, RNVR
  00.09.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. W.S. Cannell, RNVR
  14.11.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. A.M. Ward, RNVR
  23.11.1942-(06.1943) T/A/S/Lt. | T/S.Lt. T.J. Myring, RNVR
  30.11.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. G.M. Collie, RANVR
  00.07.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. W.C. Drake, RNZNVR
  02.06.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. N.R. Swanson, SANF(V) [up till (08.1942) shown as for miscellaneous services]
  01.03.1943-(06.1943) T/A/S.Lt. M.K. Smellie, RNVR
  15.03.1943-(06.1943) T/A/S.Lt. A.D. Slade, RNVR
  For miscellaneous services (i.e. mainly for service with MTBs/MGBs)
Resident Naval Officer, Aldeburgh and Felixstowe 00.09.1941-(12.1941) Capt. G.I.S. More, RN (retd)
Resident Naval Officer, Aldeburgh and Felixstowe 08.06.1942-(08.1943) Cdr. H.S. Gillett, RN (retd)
  16.09.1940-(10.1944) Cdr. H.B. Worsley, RN (retd)
  11.07.1940-(10.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.C. Wise, RNVR
  17.10.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.D. Hodgeman, RNR
  06.11.1944-(01.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. H.E. Ascoli, RNVR
  00.12.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J. Blackburn, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. L.E. York, RANVR
  00.09.1940-(10.1940) Lt. E.N. Poland, RN [up till (10.1940) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  25.10.1940-(02.1941) Lt. J.A. Eardley-Wilmot, RN
  29.03.1944-(06.1944) Lt. C.W. Dyer, RN
  11.09.1944-(01.1945) Lt. C.E.M. Thornycroft, RN
Control duties 06.11.1944-(01.1945) Lt. R.F. Plugge, RN
As Control Officer 04.12.1944-(01.1945) Lt. R.S.I. Hawkins, RN
  25.01.1943-(07.1945) Lt. S.J.K. Edwards, RNR [up till (06.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  10.02.1944-(10.1944) Lt. M.A.J. Landon, RNR
  09.10.1944-(01.1945) Lt. W.P. Jones, RNR
  07.11.1944-(07.1945) Lt. E. White, RNR
  27.03.1941-(08.1943) T/Lt. J.H. Zappert, RNR
  29.08.1943-(07.1945) Lt. W. Brown Watson, RNVR
  00.10.1940-(02.1941) T/Lt. A. Evans-Thomas, RNVR
  04.01.1941-(02.1941) T/Lt. F.C.G. Preston, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  08.01.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. E.St.J. Emerson, RNVR
  28.06.1941-(10.1943) T/Lt. E.T. Porall, RNVR
  06.07.1941-(10.1943) T/Lt. R.H. Tigg, RNVR
  18.08.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. R.G. Main, RNVR
  20.10.1942-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. R.A. Carr, RNVR [(02.1943) up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  24.01.1944-(04.1944) T/Lt. P. Magnus, RNVR
  16.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. C.M. Bondfield, RNVR
  22.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. P.T.W. Beck, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.M. Moore, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. J.E.H. Davies, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. R.J. Dyke, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.A. Wolfe, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. R.T. Sykes, RNVR
  15.07.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. A.D. Foster, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. J.D. Dixon, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. J. Collins, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. K. Hartley, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. D.G. Gill, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. | /Lt. P.W.T. Warren, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. A.E. Foster, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. D.A. Hall, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. A.J. Lee, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. N.C. Morrow, RNVR
  01.12.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. P.G. Allan, RNVR
  26.09.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. K.E. Harris, RNVR
  09.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. C.D. Cobb, RNVR
  12.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. P.G.A. Irvine, RNVR
  03.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. F.J. Head, RNVR
  26.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. A.G. Halstead, RNVR
  00.10.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. D. Walters, RNVR
  00.10.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. R.M. Barge, RNVR
  00.10.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. R.G. Fison, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. H.G. Franklin, RNVR
  00.11.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. H.P. Granlund, RNVR
  08.12.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. J.W. Lambert, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. J.W. Bullivent, RNVR
  07.02.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. D.L. Bailey, RNVR
  15.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.A.V. Braithwaite, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/Lt. L.E. Yock, RANVR
  24.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. G.J. Plank, RNZNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. G.J. Macdonald, RNZNVR
  24.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. N. Watson, RNZNVR
  24.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. T.F. Southee, RNZNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. R.A. Mitford-Burgess, RNZNVR
  24.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. G.K. Natusch, RNZNVR
  26.09.1944-(07.1945) T/A/Lt.Cdr. (E) O.M. Henzell, RN
  01.07.1940-(12.1941) T/Lt. (E) J.A. Pollitt, RN [(10.1940) up till (12.1941) shown as for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  20.03.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. (E) G.A.F. Hally, RN [up till (12.1941) shown as for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  01.04.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. (E) E.D.E. Toleman, RNVR [up till (12.1941) shown as for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  01.06.1942-(10.1943) T/Lt. (E) G.A.F. Hally, RN
Medical Officer 01.05.1945-(07.1945) Prob. T/Sg.Lt. J.M. Taylor, RNVR
Medical Officer 01.05.1945-(07.1945) Prob. T/Sg.Lt. A.L. Speiro, RNVR
Dental Officer 18.05.1944-(01.1945) T/Sg.Lt. (D) A.G. Pairman, RNVR
Dental Officer 00.02.1945-(07.1945) T/Sg.Lt. (D) A.G. Galloway, RNVR
  00.09.1940-(02.1941) S.Lt. N.J. Head, RN [(10.1940) up till (02.1941) for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  11.01.1943-(07.1945) A/S.Lt. | S.Lt. A.H. Ryan, RN [(02.1943) up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  11.01.1943-(02.1943) A/S.Lt. A.G.S. Langley, RN [up till (02.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  12.09.1940-(10.1940) S.Lt. G.L. Coles, RNVR [up till (10.1940) for 10th MTB Flotilla]
  20.09.1943-(12.1943) S.Lt. E.G. Thomson, RNVR
  30.08.1940-(10.1940) Prob. T/S.Lt. R.J. Bedford, RNVR [up till (10.1940) for 10th MTB Flotilla]
  15.09.1940-(02.1941) T/S.Lt. J. Weedon, RNVR [(10.1940) up till (02.1941) for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  04.08.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. R. Varril, RNVR [up till (12.1941) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  06.07.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. L.M. Taylor, RNVR
  29.06.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. K.E. Harris, RNVR
  29.06.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. W.K. Foster, RNVR
  28.12.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. H. McIntyre, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  08.12.1941-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.F. Kerr, RNVR [(08.1942) up till (06.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  02.11.1941-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. B.A. Shearman, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  19.04.1943-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. L.A. Kenny, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. T.E.B. Mills, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. G.R. Smail, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.E. Wiltshire, RNVR
  21.04.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. P.G.F. Boskett, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.L.A. Baker, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. F.W.P. Bourne, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(04.1944) T/S.Lt. J. Quine, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.S.S. Hawkins, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. B.H. Gerrard, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. D.W. Moore, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. R.J.W. Timms, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. D.W.A. Forbes, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. E.C. Glennie, RNVR
  25.10.1943-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. A.C.W. Lee, RNVR
  24.01.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. P.J. Hodson, RNVR
  06.09.1943-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. R.D.H. Balkwill, RNVR
  28.02.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. R.W. Spencer, RNVR
  13.07.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. N.C. Plant, RANVR
  03.01.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. W.S. Evans, RNVR
  24.04.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. P.F. Brandon, RNVR
  24.04.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. J.R. Brandon, RNVR
  25.07.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. J.H.E. Ellis, RNVR
  00.07.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. J.K.W. James, RNVR
  26.06.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. C.F. Waters, RNVR
  20.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. N.J. Davey, RNVR
  21.11.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. D.R. Lorimer, RNVR
  21.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. G.D.A. Bagley, RNVR
  27.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. C.C. Gough, RNVR
  02.12.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. H.M. Scully, RNVR
  08.12.1944-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. H.S. Ambler, RNVR
  26.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. S.J. Burke, RNVR
  15.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.R. Baylis, RNVR
  13.10.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. L.E. Yock, RANVR [up till (12.1941) shown as for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  13.10.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. G.M. Page, RANVR [up till (12.1941) shown as for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  21.08.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. H.G. Duffel-Intemann, RNZNVR
  20.02.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. W.G. McCallum, RNVR
  02.11.1942-(02.1943) T/A/S.Lt. G.N. Fish, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  14.12.1942-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. F.J.R. Shadbolt, RNVR [(02.1943) up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  23.08.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. D.C.H. Smith, RNVR
  28.06.1943-(08.1943) T/A/S.Lt. G.P.H. James, RNVR
  08.05.1943-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. D.O. Key, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  09.08.1943-(12.1943) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. D.E.P. Howard, RNVR
  29.08.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. P.G. Drake, RNVR
  08.03.1943-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. B. Roberts, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  28.02.1944-(06.1944) T/A/S.Lt. F.G.C. Smyth, RNVR
  26.06.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. F. Finney, RNVR
  14.08.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. P.R. Millest, RNVR
  16.10.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. J.M. Dexter, RNVR
  16.10.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. I.T. Hughes, RNVR
  22.09.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. C.R.W. Spedding, RNVR
  05.10.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. R.E.G. Gubbins, RNVR
  06.11.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. I.C. Moon, RNVR
  16.10.1944-(01.1945) T/A/S.Lt. A.G. Durrant, RNVR
  01.12.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. N.A.M. Ferguson, RNVR
  24.05.1945-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. W.J. Seally, RNVR
  06.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. A.P. Severs, RNVR
  16.10.1944-(07.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. E. Southernwood, RNVR
  06.09.1940-(10.1940) Gnr. (T) A.R. Talboys, RN [up till (10.1940) for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  01.07.1940-(12.1941) Gnr. | Cd.Gnr. (T) G.W. Odell, RN (retd) [up till (10.1940) for 10th MTB Flotilla; (02.1941) up till (12.1941) for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  00.09.1940-(02.1941) Lt. (E) W.R. Coverdale, RN [(10.1940) up till (02.1941) for 10th MTB Flotilla]
  24.03.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. (E) H.L. Coatalen, RNVR [up till (08.1942) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  26.09.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) C.H. Miller, RNVR
  14.04.1945-(07.1945) T/El.S.Lt. H.G. Birkenshaw, RCNVR
  07.08.1940-(02.1941) Wt.Eng. H. Pead, RN [(10.1940) up till (02.1941) for 1st MTB Flotilla]
  21.01.1941-(02.1941) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) L.W. Bramah, RNVR
  00.03.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) R.R. Turner, RNVR
  04.02.1941-(12.1941) Prob. T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) R.R. Mutton, RNVR
  28.12.1942-(02.1943) T/Midsh. J.R.B. Williams-Ellis, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 6th MGB Flotilla]
  28.12.1942-(02.1943) T/Midsh. E.H. Legat, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  16.11.1942-(02.1943) T/Midsh. C.C. Gough, RNVR [up till (02.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  19.04.1943-(06.1943) T/Midsh. W.R. Jones, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  14.06.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. R.H. Jones, RNVR
  19.04.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. P.H. De Whalley, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  19.04.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. P.J. Hodson, RNVR [up till (06.1943) for 4th MTB Flotilla]
  28.06.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. D.J. Marshall, RNVR
  23.08.1943-(07.1945) T/Midsh. K.W. Whetton, RNVR
  20.12.1943-(04.1944) T/Midsh. P.J. Bragg, RNVR
  WRNS
In charge WRNS Coastal Force Base 16.11.1942-(12.1943) 2/O N.H. Allen, WRNS
In charge WRNS Coastal Force Base 06.03.1944-(06.1944) 2/O A. Crick, WRNS
In charge WRNS Coastal Force Base 27.09.1944-(07.1945) A/1/O C. MacGeagh, WRNS
  15.05.1943-(12.1943) 2/O F.M. Delves, WRNS
  26.07.1942-(06.1944) 3/O | A/2/O | 2/O P.K.J. Skipwith, WRNS
  28.08.1944-(01.1945) 2/O D.E. Murphy, WRNS
  16.02.1944-(07.1945) 2/O J.L. Gray, WRNS
  04.10.1944-(07.1945) 2/O J.l. Irving, WRNS
  28.11.1944-(01.1945) 2/O D.M. Whittome, WRNS
  27.12.1944-(07.1945) 2/O P.M.G. Goddard, WRNS
  24.03.1945-(07.1945) 2/O E. Martin, WRNS
  15.11.1942-(06.1944) A/3/O | 3/O | A/2/O J.M. Cocker, WRNS [before 1943? J.M. Sewell]
  14.12.1943-(06.1944) A/2/O M.F. Moore, WRNS
  06.09.1942-(08.1943) 3/O A. Maclean, WRNS
  12.12.1942-(12.1943) 3/O J.N. Stobie, WRNS
  23.08.1942-(06.1943) 3/O D.K.M. Cork WRNS
  06.04.1943-(04.1944) A/3/O | 3/O E.J. McGill, WRNS
  26.07.1942-(04.1944) 3/O P. Brett, WRNS
  18.10.1942-(04.1944) 3/O J.D. Hunot, WRNS
  22.11.1942-(08.1943) A/3/O | 3/O S.M. Wethered, WRNS
  02.08.1943-(12.1943) 3/O M.E. Maloy, WRNS
  10.03.1944-(10.1944) 3/O A.D. St John Inman, WRNS
  05.08.1943-(04.1944) 3/O E.A. Kennedy, WRNS
  27.06.1943-(10.1944) A/3/O | 3/O M.E. Mitchell, WRNS
  13.06.1943-(10.1944) A/3/O | 3/O D.M. Kee, WRNS
  28.06.1943-(10.1944) A/3/O | 3/O E. Pattemore, WRNS
  01.08.1943-(10.1944) A/3/O | 3/O J.M.P. Tustin, WRNS
  25.12.1943-(07.1945) A/3/O | 3/O K.W. Groom, WRNS
  22.11.1944-(07.1945) 3/O J.M. Keith Walsh, WRNS
  13.12.1942-(08.1943) A/3/O A.R. Millar, WRNS
  17.04.1944-(06.1944) A/3/O V.F. Gates, WRNS
  08.05.1944-(06.1944) A/3/O E.M.H. Mathieson, WRNS
  28.05.1944-(07.1945) A/3/O | 3/O D.M. Ritchie, WRNS
  10.05.1944-(10.1944) A/3/O J.M. Harris, WRNS
  14.05.1944-(06.1944) A/3/O E.N. Scott, WRNS
  31.08.1944-(10.1944) A/3/O M.P. Nankivell, WRNS
  02.07.1944-(10.1944) A/3/O E.H. Champion, WRNS
  04.11.1944-(01.1945) A/3/O N. Beadnell, WRNS
Coastal Forces base, HMS Britannia III   Dartmouth. [01.05.1941-23.12.1942] MTBs, MGBs
Commanding Officer (09.1942) Cdr. A.T. Yardley, RNR
Duty Officer (1942) T/Lt. (Sp) T.Y. Carnie, RNVR
Coastal Forces base, HMS Caroline   Belfast. MLs
Commanding Officer 21.09.1939-(07.1945) Cdr. D.M. Hervey-MacLeay, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Cicala   Dartmouth. [21.08.1943-31.12.1944] MTBs, MGBs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Claverhouse   Leith. MLs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Dartmouth II   Dartmouth. [23.12.1942-21.08.1943] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Fervent   Ramsgate. [10.10.1939-17.09.1945] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 16.09.1940-(07.1945) Capt. A.F.W. Howard, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Flora III   Invergordon. [01.09.1942-04.12.1943] MLs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Forte IV   Falmouth. [08.07.1941-06.11.1944] MLs
Commanding Officer 23.06.1941-12.03.1942 Cdr. H.S.M. Herbert, RN (retd)
  12.03.1942-15.02.1945 A/Cdr. E.G. Hallewell, RCN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Forward II   Newhaven. [04.03.1941-11.11.1942] MTBs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Fox   Lerwick. MTBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 00.09.1944-(07.1945) A/Capt. H.C. Browne, RN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Hornet   Gosport. [20.12.1939-1956] Coastal Forces Depot, MTBs
Commanding Officer 15.08.1944-(07.1945) Capt. the Hon. E. Pleydell-Bouverie, RN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Iron Duke   Scapa Flow. MLs
Commanding Officer 20.02.1945-(07.1945) A/Capt. R.E. Cowell, RN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Mantis
formerly: HMS Minos II
  Lowestoft. [26.07.1942-00.06.1945] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 26.07.1942-21.09.1943 A/Cdr. K.M.B.L. Barnard, RN (retd)
  21.09.1943-(07.1945) Lt.Cdr. M.R. Street, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Midge   Yarmouth. [01.01.1941-21.07.1945] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 15.11.1941-04.05.1944 Cdr. M.A. Brind, RN
  19.06.1944-(07.1945) A/Cdr. A.C.G. Jolley, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Minos   Lowestoft. [01.07.1940-01.05.1941] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Minos II
renamed: HMS Mantis
  Lowestoft. [01.05.1941-26.07.1942] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 01.05.1941-26.07.1942 A/Cdr. K.L.M.B. Barnard, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Rager   Larne. [01.08.1941-26.07.1942] MLs
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS St. Christopher   Fort William, Scotland. [31.10.1940-31.12.1944] Training centre
Commanding Officer Cdr. A.E.P. Welman, RN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Seahawk   Adrishaig. [01.01.1941-00.10.1944] Anti-submarine training
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Skirmisher II   Milford Haven. [01.05.1941-15.04.1943]
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Tadpole   Poole. [24.05.1944-30.11.1945] Paying off & disposal
Commanding Officer    
HMS Vernon   Portsmouth. [1940-1941]. Initial base of Coastal Forces, before special bases were created.
Commanding Officer    
Coastal Forces base, HMS Torch
(also Minesweepers base)
  Holyhead, Anglesey. [11.09.1939-18.10.43] "Working up" base
Commanding Officer 25.08.1939-(08.1942) Capt. J.B. Kitson, RN (retd)
  21.11.1942-(10.1943) V.Adm. W.F. Sells, RN (retd)
Coastal Forces base, HMS Wasp   Dover. [02.09.1940-14.12.1944] MTBs, MGBs, MLs
Commanding Officer 23.03.1942- A/Capt. P.L. Gunn, RN
  -22.11.1944 Capt. W.L.G. Adams, RN
Senior Officer MTB's Lt.Cdr. E.N. Pumphrey, RN
  (03.1942) acting Lt. L.J.H. Gamble, RN
Senior Officer Dutch MTBs (2nd & 9th MTB Flotillas) 01.10.1943-16.09.1944 Lt. / T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.H. Larive, RNethN
Staff shore establishment Dutch MTBs ["Waldetachement"]    
  18.05.1944-13.07.1944 Lt. H.L. Sixma baron van Heemstra, RNethN
  (06.1944)-21.06.1944 T/S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) Ir. A. van Slikkerveer, RNethN Res
  (20.06.1944) T/Lt. (E) A.C. Bruning, RNethN Res
  (20.06.1944) Lt. (E) A.H.D. Hoppener, RNethN
  (20.06.1944) Paymaster S.Lt. F.H. Knottenbelt, RNethN Res
  (20.06.1944; hospitalized) Lt. G.W. Bendien, RNethN
  (20.06.1944)-11.09.1944 Mid. A.J. Rotteveel, RNethN
Coastal Forces base, HMS Wildfire III   Sheerness. MLs
Commanding Officer 27.08.1943-(07.1945) T/A/Cdr. T. Hughes, RNR
Coastal Forces Mobile Unit 1 (CFMU 1)   Newhaven (06.1944); Arromanches (07.1944); Ostend (09.1944); Cuxhaven (05.1945); Gosport (08.1945)
Commanding Officer 07.1944-(1945?) Cdr. M.A. Brind, RN
Coastal Forces Mobile Unit 2 (CFMU 2)   Chatham (05.1944); Wilhelmshaven (14.05.1945); Copenhagen; Cuxhaven
Commanding Officer 04.06.1945-(07.1945) T/A/Cdr. D.G. Bradford, RNR
Engineer Officer 04.01.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. (E) E.J.S. Hollis, RNVR
Miscellaneous Ratings Division 01.02.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. (Sp.Br.) G.E. Laity, RNVR


Index by place names

Ad - Go   Gr - Mi   Ne - Ya  
Adrishaig Seahawk Great Yarmouth see: Yarmouth   Newhaven Forward II, Aggressive, CFMU 1
Belfast Caroline Holyhead Bee, Torch Poole Tadpole
Chatham CFMU 2 Immingham Beaver II Portland Attack
Dartmouth Britannia III, Dartmouth II, Cicala Invergordon Flora III Portsmouth Vernon
Dover Wasp Larne Rager Ramsgate Fervent
Falmouth Forte IV Leith Claverhouse Scapa Flow Iron Duke
Felixstowe Beehive Lerwick Fox Sheerness Wildfire III
Fort William St. Christopher Lowestoft Minos, Minos II, Mantis Weymouth Bee
Gosport Hornet, CFMU 1 Milford Haven Skirmisher II Yarmouth Midge

Motor Gunboats (MGBs)


 Flotillas
3rd MGB Flotilla   [Renamed 9th MGB Flotilla ??]. Formed at Fowey. Based at Dover mid 08.1941. Based at Ramsgate mid 09.1941.
Consisted of: MGB 46 + British, French & Polish MGBs: 13, 41, 43, 44, 48, S 2, S 3, S 6, S 7
Senior Officer [04.1943-01.09.1943 Lt. W.A. de Looze, RNethN ?]
 
6th MGB Flotilla   Formed December 1940 at Fowey. 06.03.1941 to Felixstowe [HMS Beehive].
Consisted of:
(12.1941) MGB 58, 61, 63, 64, 65, 67
(08.1942) MGB 58, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 77
(02.1943) MGB 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 74, 75, 77, 80
(06.1943) MGB 58, 59, 60, 61, 63, 64, 65, 67, 74, 75, 77, 80, 112
Senior Officer 00.12.1940-00.08.1941 Lt. P.N. Howes, RN
  00.08.1941-(02.1943) T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Hichens, RNVR [in MGB 64, later  MGB 77]
  04.05.1943-(06.1943) Lt. F.N. Stephenson, RN [in MGB 77]
  14.06.1943-(08.1943) Lt. H.A.J. Hollings, RN [in MGB 67]
  (1944) Lt. T.J. Mathias, RNVR
 
7th MGB Flotilla  
Senior Officer   Lt. J.B.R. Horne, RN
 
8th MGB Flotilla   Renamed 1st MTB Flotilla
Senior Officer -13.04.1943 T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Hichens, RNVR
 
9th MGB Flotilla   Ramsgate.
Consisted (01.09.1943) of: MGB 107, 108, 113 [= Polish S 4], 114, 116, 117, 118 [+ 110]
Senior Officer (1942 ? / 1943?) Lt. P.F.S. Gould, RN
  -29.05.1943 Lt. G.D.K. Richards, RN
  00.05.1943-[09.1943?] Lt. R.B. Rooper, RN
  01.09.1943-01.02.1944 Lt. W.A. de Looze, RNethN
 
14th MGB Flotilla  
Senior Officer Lt.Cdr. W.G. Everitt, RN
  Lt.Cdr. T. Cartwright, RNVR
 
57th MGB Flotilla  
Senior Officer 04.07.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt.Cdr. T.J. Bligh, RNVR [MGB 662]

 

Boats
 
MGB 6      
Commanding Officer (08.1942)   T/S.Lt. R.M. Barge, RNVR
  29.05.1943 (08.1943) T/Lt. J. Gaywood Lewis, RNVR
 
MGB 7      
Commanding Officer 22.09.1942 (08.1943) T/Lt. R.A. Duder, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 22.09.1942 (08.1943) T/S.Lt. A.W.R. Andrews, RNVR
 
MGB 8 BPB type.
Builder: British Power Boat (Hythe).
Ordered: ?.
Completed: 22.05.1940.
Harbour service (1945). Houseboat (1954).
Commanding Officer 05.1943-(04.1944) T/Lt. C.J. Wright, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 06.06.1943-(12.1943) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. G.A. Dale, RNVR
 
MGB 9    
Commanding Officer (05.1942) T/S.Lt. R.M. Barge, RNVR
 
MGB 14    
Commanding Officer   T/Lt. J.D. Maitland, RCNVR
First Lieutenant  
    T/Lt. C.A. Burk, RCNVR
 
MGB 17   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 21.01.1943-(03.1943) T/Lt. C.A. Burk, RCNVR
First Lieutenant (06.1942?) T/S.Lt. Tine [?], RNVR [T/Midsh. H.S. Turner, RNVR ?]
 
MGB 20   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 20.04.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. G.R. Dale, RNVR
First Lieutenant 23.11.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. G.W. Tyrwhitt-Drake, RNVR
 
MGB 21   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 24.04.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. J.S. Price, RNVR
First Lieutenant 08.07.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. E.W. Keenan, RNVR
 
MGB 43   Served in 3rd MGB Flotilla. 
Commanding Officer   Lt. P.F.S. Gould, RN
 
MGB 46   Served in 3rd MGB Flotilla. Dutch ex-TMB 51. Taken on service 13.03.1941. Based at Fowey 12.06.1941-07.1941, exercises. Blew up on British mine, but salvaged while sinking & in repair 07-08.1941. Moved to Dover 09.1941. Patrols in Channel 09.1941 & enemy engagement 12.09.1941. Based at Ramsgate 09.1941-25.11.1942. In repair at Hythe 09.1941-03.1942. Patrols & enemy engagements 03.1942-06.1942. Badly damaged to Dover 14.06.1942. Patrols & minelaying 08-11.1942. Paid off at Portland 25.11.1942.
Commanding Officer 13.03.1941-01.09.1941 Lt. J. van Staveren, RNethN
  01.09.1941-22.01.1942 Lt. W.A. de Looze, RNethN
  22.01.1942-07.10.1942 S.Lt. / Lt. J.A. Schreuder, RNethN
  07.10.1942-25.11.1942 Lt. W.A. de Looze, RNethN
 
MGB 51
ex-MASB 51
BPB type.
Builder: British Power Boat (Hythe).
Seized: 03.07.1940.
Completed: 13.07.1940.
HMS St Christopher (at 12.1941). Sea Cadet Corps (1944).
Commanding Officer 28.06.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. O.L. Hooker, RNVR
  18.09.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. A.L. Raybould, RNVR
First Lieutenant 27.06.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. W.H. Keefer, RCNVR
  19.06.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. W.J. Clemow, RNVR
 
MGB 58   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 08.10.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. R.A. Carr, RNVR
  08.06.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. | T/Lt. A.B. Thompson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 22.09.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. E.C. Glennie, RNVR
  15.11.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. P.W.T. Warren, RNVR
 
MGB 59   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 28.09.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. J.F. Kerr, RNVR
  27.03.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. D.A. Hall, RNVR
First Lieutenant 28.09.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. H.F. Warner, RNZNVR
  08.03.1943-(06.1943) T/A/S.Lt. E.W. Morley, RNVR
 
MGB 60
ex-MASB 60
  01.1941 by redesignation of MA/SB 60. Served in 6th MGB Flotilla. 18.08-11.1941 out of action. Late 1943 non-operational, paid off 08.1944.
Commanding Officer 00.01.1941- Lt. G.D.K. Richards, RN
  27.06.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. J.D. Dixon, RNVR
First Lieutenant 27.04.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. W.A. Hill, RNVR
  03.10.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. N. Watson, RNZNVR
  00.08.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. G.R. Smail, RNVR
 
MGB 61   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 00.12.1940-00.08.1941 Lt. P.N. Howes, RN
  25.08.1941-(12.1941) Lt. I.R. Griffiths, RN
  00.12.1941-20.07.1942 T/Lt. D.P. James, RNVR
  20.07.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. J. Collins, RNVR
First Lieutenant 07.04.1941-(12.1941) S.Lt. J.A. Cowley, RNVR
  00.12.1941-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. P.W.T. Warren, RNVR
  00.03.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. T.E.B. Mills, RNVR
 
MGB 63   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 01.04.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. G.E. Bailey, RNVR
  09.02.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. G.P. Boissard, RANVR
  00.03.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. J.R. Meagher, RNVR
First Lieutenant 01.04.1941-(12.1941) T/A/S.Lt. D.P. James, RNVR
  00.03.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. J.F. Kerr, RNVR
  28.09.1942-30.07.1943 T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. R.F. Jackson, RNVR
 
MGB 64   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 12.03.1941-(12.1941) T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Hichens, RNVR [and as Senior Officer, 6th MGB Flotilla]
  27.04.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. E.C. Glennie, RNVR
First Lieutenant 10.10.1941-(12.1941) T/A/S.Lt. F.J. Head, RNVR
  27.04.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. C. Forder, RNVR
  27.10.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. G.R. Smail, RNVR

 
MGB 65
ex-MASB 65
BPB type.
Builder: British Power Boat (Hythe).
Seized: 03.07.1940.
Completed: 04.03.1941.
Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive]. CT 28 (1944).
Commanding Officer 27.03.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. A.A. Gotelee, RNVR
  08.06.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. L.E. Yock, RANVR
First Lieutenant 27.03.1941-(12.1941) T/A/S.Lt. G.F. Duncan, RCNVR
  08.06.1942-(02.1943) T/A/S.Lt. D.A. Hall, RNVR
  12.05.1943-(06.1943) T/Mdish. B. Roberts, RNVR
 
MGB 66    
Commanding Officer (01.1942) Lt. Driver, RNVR
  22.02.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. G.P. boissard, RANVR
First Lieutenant 06.01.1942-30.06.1942 T/S.Lt. D. Gray, RNVR
  31.05.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. F.B. Stitt, RNVR
 
MGB 67   Served in 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 10.10.1941-(12.1941) T/Lt. L.G.R. Campbell, RNVR
  13.04.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. R.T. Sykes, RNVR
  (07.1942) Lt. G.E. Bailey, RNVR
  10.12.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. J. Colvill, RNVR
  14.06.1943-(08.1943) Lt. H.A.J. Hollings [and as Senior Officer, 6th MGB Flotilla]
First Lieutenant 13.10.1941-(12.1941) T/S.Lt. J. Harrison, RANVR
  29.06.1942-(08.1942) T/S.Lt. J.B. Horwood, RNVR
  08.11.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. J.B. Horwood, RNVR
 
MGB 74   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis], from 1943? 6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 16.03.1942-00.12.1942 ? T/S.Lt. J.W. Lambert, RNVR ?
  00.12.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. R.T. Sykes, RNVR
First Lieutenant 21.09.1942-(02.1943) ? T/S.Lt. B.L. Bazeley, RNVR ?
  15.08.1942-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. J.F. Ashby, RNVR
 
MGB 75   Served in  6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 15.10.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. L.G.R. Campbell, RNVR
  19.04.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. F.J. Head, RNVR
First Lieutenant 08.01.1943-25.01.1943 T/S.Lt. E. Archer, RNVR
  25.01.1943-(06.1943) T/A/S.Lt. C.E. Gough, RNVR
 
MGB 76 BPB type.
Builder: British Power Boat (Hythe).
Ordered: 26.11.1940.
Completed: 14.05.1942.
Lost by gunfire from German Schnellboot, North Sea (06.10.1942).
Commanding Officer (09.1942) T/Lt. L.G.R. Campbell, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? ?
 
MGB 77   Served in  6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 12.03.1941-(02.1943) T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.P. Hichens, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 6th MTB Flotilla
  04.05.1943-(06.1943) Lt. F.N. Stephenson, RN & as Senior Officer, 6th MTB Flotilla
First Lieutenant 00.08.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. F.J. Head, RNVR
  19.04.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. J.F. Holder, RNVR
 
MGB 80   Served in  6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 15.08.1942-(06.1943) T/Lt. J.F. Mallitte, RNZNVR
 
MGB 82   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 06.04.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. M.V. Rout, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 28.06.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. E.H.R. Womersley, RNVR
 
MGB 83   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 09.02.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. J.R.F. Best, RNVR
First Lieutenant 18.05.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. G.C. King, SANFV
  19.04.1943-(06.1943) T/Midsh. J.D. Smith, RNVR
 
MGB 85   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 10.07.1942-(10.1943) T/Lt. J.A.C. Findlay, RNVR
First Lieutenant 30.06.1942-27.06.1943 T/S.Lt. D. Gray, RNVR
  28.06.1943-(10.1943) T/A/S.Lt. H.S. Turner, RNVR
 
MGB 86
ex-STC.5
Elco type.
Builder: ELCO (New London).
Acquired: 04.04.1941.
Completed: 17.02.1941.
Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis]. Returned USN 21.07.1945.
Commanding Officer 15.06.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt.  E.E.J. Whife, RNVR
First Lieutenant 04.10.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. P.A. Baldwin, RCNVR
 
MGB 87   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer (03.1942) T/Lt. S.B. Bennett, RNVR
  14.03.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. D. Currie, RNVR
  12.07.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. P.G. Wrate, RNVR
First Lieutenant 28.12.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. A.A. Podd, RNVR
  12.07.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. J.D. Pigott, RNVR
 
MGB 88   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 22.03.1943-27.06.1943 Lt. A.N. MacPherson, RN
  28.06.1943-23.01.1944 T/S.Lt. D. Gray, RNVR
First Lieutenant 13.04.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. C.E.T. Jensen, RNVR
  28.06.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. T.D. Smith, RNVR
 
MGB 89   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer 28.05.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. F.N. Thomson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 08.02.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. W.M. Paver, RNVR
 
MGB 91   Served in 7th MGB Flotilla [HMS Minos II, from 07.1942 HMS Mantis].
Commanding Officer (03.1942) T/S.Lt. J.R.F. Best, RNVR
  15.09.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. E.D.W. Leaf, RNVR
First Lieutenant 23.11.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. E.W.A. Bostock, RNVR
 
MGB 100
ex-RB.6
Higgins type.
Builder: Higgins (New Orleans).
Acquired: 30.11.1940.
Completed: 28.06.1941.
For sale (06.1945).
Commanding Officer 08.02.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. P. Garnier, RNVR
First Lieutenant 10.10.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. P.A.G.B. Baldwin, RCNVR
 
MGB 112   Served in  6th MGB Flotilla [HMS Beehive].
Commanding Officer 19.04.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. C.C.P. Broadhurst, RNVR
First Lieutenant 03.05.1943-(06.1943) T/S.Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR
 
MGB 114   Served in 9th MGB Flotilla. Dutch. Taken on service 29.12.1942 at Hythe [replacement for MGB 46]. Based at Ramsgate 28.01.1943-01.02.1944. Patrols & enemy engagements (14.02, 12.03, 10.04, 15.04, 08.06, 24/25.09, 30.09.1943). A/S rescue 28.04.1943. Renamed MTB 433 01.02.1944.
Commanding Officer   Commanding officers
First Lieutenant (03.1943)-01.02.1944 S.Lt. (Sp.Br.) F.W. Lambrechtsen, RNethN Res
Spare Officer 23.10.1943-01.02.1944 S.Lt. A.W. van der Star, RNethN
 
MGB 118    
Commanding Officer (05.1943) T/Lt. R.M. Barge, RNVR
  06.06.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. M.O.F. Forsyth-Grant, RNVR
First Lieutenant 31.05.1943-(08.1943) T/A/S.Lt. I.B. Galbraith, RNVR
 
MGB 312 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 16.06.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 01.06.1943-(12.1943) T/A/Lt.Cdr. A.R.H. Nye, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 14th MBG Flotiila, from 10/11?.1943 1st Coastal Forces Flotilla
  06.02.1944-(10.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.H. Coste, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 17th MGB Flotilla
First Lieutenant 04.09.1942-(10.1943) T/Lt. N.A. Breeze, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(04.1944) T/Lt. A.MacD. Watson, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.C. Law, RNVR
Third Officer 10.1943-(01.1945) T/S.Lt. C. Humphreys, RNVR
 
MGB 313 Fairmile C type.
Builder: J. Miller (St Monance).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 12.06.1941.
Mined off Normandy beaches (16.08.1944).
Commanding Officer 19.07.1943-(04.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. E.W. Truman, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 12th MGB Flotilla
  16.05.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. F.E. Walton, RNVR
  10.07.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. A.C. Lewis, RANVR
First Lieutenant 17.07.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. B. Blake, RNZNVR
  06.12.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. N.G.H. Bell, RNVR
 
MGB 314 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 26.06.1941.
Hit by gunfire from German shore batteries St Nazaire (28.03.1942) & scuttled.
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
 
MGB 315 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A. Robertson (Sandbank)).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 10.07.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 18.01.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.A. Caulfield, RNVR
  06.12.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. C.O. Abbott, RNVR
First Lieutenant 22.02.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. B.A. Shearman, RNVR
  14.03.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. D.C. Bainbridge, RNVR
 
MGB 316 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Tough (Teddinggton).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 19.05.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 15.10.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.N. Wise, RNVR
  28.02.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. G.D.A. Price, RNVR
First Lieutenant 29.10.1942-(04.1944) T/S.Lt. G.C. Law, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. C. Humphry, RNVR
 
MGB 317 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A. Robertson (Sandbank).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 03.09.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 18.08.1941-(10.1943) T/Lt. J.H. Coste, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. N.A. Breeze, RNVR
First Lieutenant 31.05.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. A.M. Watson, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. R.G. Clode, RNVR
 
MGB 318 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Aldous (Brightlingsea).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 06.07.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 22.07.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. J.T. McQuoid-Mason, SANF(V)
  01.12.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. A. Smith, RNVR
First Lieutenant 26.01.1943-(04.1944) T/S.Lt. M.J. Pollard, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.H. Bell, RNVR
  05.10.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. T.P.V. Lawler, RNVR
 
MGB 319 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Brooke Marine (Lowestoft).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 04.09.1941.
For sale (01.1946).
Commanding Officer 00.01.1943-(04.1944) T/Lt. J.A. May, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. N.W. Cook, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 19.07.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. W.H. Hebdon, RNVR
  14.03.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. H.W.H. Bowen, RNVR
 
MGB 320 Fairmile C type.
Builder: W. Osborne (LIttlehampton).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 23.08.1941.
Mercantile "Swansong" (1946), "Venture" (19??), "Pastorella" (19??), "Ballandra" (19??), houseboat "Xoron" (19??).
Commanding Officer 10.05.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.C. Cain, RNVR
  22.02.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. M.W. Evans, RNVR
First Lieutenant 04.06.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.B. Todd, RNVR
 
MGB 321 Fairmile C type.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 09.07.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 00.07.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. M.L. Hirst, RNVR
First Lieutenant 07.07.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. P.St.C. Assinder, RNVR
  00.11.1943-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. R.E. Skinner, RNVR
 
MGB 322 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 29.07.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 15.02.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. A.S. McKettrick, RNVR
First Lieutenant 01.03.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. S.W. Camp, RNVR
 
MGB 323 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Kris Cruisers (Isleworth).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 11.07.1941.
Expended trials (02.1946).
Commanding Officer 00.10.1943-(10.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. D.G.E. Probert, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 16th MGB Flotilla
First Lieutenant 08.04.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.M. Calder, RNVR
 
MGB 324 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 04.09.1941.
Houseboat "Bellands" (19??).
Commanding Officer 03.10.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. A.R. Birrell, RNVR
  27.08.1943-(10.1943) T/Lt. N. Gough, RNVR
  08.11.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. A.R. Birrell, RNVR
First Lieutenant 01.03.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. A.B.A. Lundholm, RNVR
  00.10.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. D.N.A. Hancock, RNVR
 
MGB 325 Fairmile C type.
Builder: F. Curtis (Looe).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 09.09.1941.
For sale (03.1946).
Commanding Officer 21.10.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. J.A.H. Whitby, RNVR
  01.09.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. K.E. Haines, RNVR
  13.03.1944-(04.1944) T/Lt. F.E. Walton, RNVR
  01.06.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. A.C. Shearer, RNVR
First Lieutenant 11.01.1943-(04.1944) T/S.Lt. P. Yate, RNVR
  24.05.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. H.G. Mackrill, RNVR
 
MGB 326 Fairmile C type.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 18.08.1941.
Mined off Normandy beaches (28.06.1944).
Commanding Officer 11.04.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. W.J. Kempner, RNVR
First Lieutenant 19.04.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. P. Crichton, RNVR
 
MGB 327 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Risdon Beazley (Northam).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 22.08.1941.
Served in 12th MGB Flotilla (Yarmouth). For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 14.06.1943-(12?.)1943 T/Lt. J.R. Fulton, RNVR [T/Lt. P.C. Wilkinson, RNVR awarded MID aboard MGB 327 on 24.10.1943]
  15.11.1943-11.09.1944 T/Lt. P.S. Robinson, RNVR
  11.09.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. M.G.M. Smith, RNVR
First Lieutenant 06.05.1943-16.05.1944 T/S.Lt. D. Clark, RNVR
  16.05.1944-09.06.1944 T/Lt. L.I. Macbeth, RNVR
  09.06.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. B.D. Price, RNVR
 
MGB 328 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Lady Bee (Southwick).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 13.10.1941.
Lost by gunfire from German surface craft Dover Strait (21.07.1942).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
 
MGB 329 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Aldous (Brightlingsea).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 25.09.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 06.04.1942-(06.1944) T/A/Lt.Cdr. C.H.W. Andrew, RNVR & as Senior Officer, 14th MGB Flotilla
  20.06.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. F.L. Hewitt, RNVR
First Lieutenant 24.09.1942-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.A. Cawson, RNVR
  10.07.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. D.G. Middleton, RNVR
 
MGB 330 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Tough (Teddington).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 25.07.1941.
Expended trials (1948).
Commanding Officer 21.10.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. G.D.A. Price, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. A.M. Watson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 31.05.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.S. Franklin, RNVR
  10.04.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.S. Franklin, RNVR
  13.06.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. N.W.C. Maynard, RNVR
 
MGB 331 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Tough (Teddington).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 13.08.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 20.02.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. N.W. Harton, RNZNVR
  02.11.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. B. Blake, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 10.06.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. T.P.V. Lawler, RNVR
 
MGB 332 Fairmile C type.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 08.10.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 16.02.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. W.A. McCallum, RNVR
  14.03.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. P.L.K. Wait, RNVR
  10.07.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. J.W. Patterson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 11.10.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. W.H. Davidson, RNVR
  10.07.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. S.R. Stephens, RNVR
 
MGB 333 Fairmile C type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 16.10.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 05.05.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. P.L. Stobo, RNVR
  21.12.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. A. Yates, RNVR
First Lieutenant 12.07.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. W.G. Dalziel, RNVR
  01.10.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. P.D. Cross, RNVR
 
MGB 334 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 09.10.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 19.07.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. L.C. Rodaway, RNVR
  10.07.1944-(10.1944() T/Lt. D. Turnell, RNVR
First Lieutenant 08.12.1942-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. S.D. Welch, RNVR
  19.06.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. D.A. Heyhoe, RNVR
 
MGB 335 Fairmile C type.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 27.08.1940.
Completed: 30.10.1941.
Lost by gunfire from German surface craft North Sea (10.09.1942).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
 
MGB 606
Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Wallasea Bay Yacht.
Ordered: 15.03.1941.
Completed: 07.07.1942.
MGB 606 (1942), MTB 606 (1943). Lost by gunfire of German surface craft off Dutch coast (04.11.1943).
Commanding Officer 19.07.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. D.G. Dowling, RNVR
First Lieutenant 12.07.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. F.L. Hewitt, RNVR
Third Officer 09.06.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. T.F. Ronayne, RNVR
 
MGB 610 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 15.03.1941.
Completed: 30.06.1942.
Based at HMS St Christopher (Coastal Forces training establishement, Fort William) ([08.1942] - [06.1943]). MTB 610 ([11?].1943). SCC Boscawen (Falmouth, 1946). SCC (Weymouth, 1950). For sale (01.1964).
Commanding Officer 27.04.1942-01.03.1943 T/Lt. D.G.E. Probert, RNVR
  01.03.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. R.W. Ollis, RNVR
First Lieutenant 01.06.1942-03.08.1942 T/S.Lt. A. Kekewich, RNVR
  03.08.1942-01.03.1943 T/Lt. J.C. Cain, RNVR
  01.03.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. H. Halford, RNVR
Spare Officer 03.08.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. A. Kekewich, RNVR
 
MGB 614 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 27.04.1941.
Completed: 06.08.1942.
MTB 614 (09.1943). For sale (11.1945).
Commanding Officer 07.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. E.A. Honer, RNVR
First Lieutenant 15.05.1943-(08.1943) T/Midsh. P.M. Lowndes, RNVR
 
MGB 622 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Brooke Marine (Lowestoft).
Ordered: 27.04.1941.
Completed: 10.11.1942.
MTB 622 (1943).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
 
MGB 657 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 18.11.1941.
Completed: 09.02.1943.
Served UK & Mediterranean. Mined off Rimini (12.09.1944) & written-off as a constructive total loss.
Commanding Officer 21.12.1942-12.09.1944 T/Lt. J.D. Maitland, RCNVR [and as Senior Officer, 56th MGB Flotilla]
First Lieutenant 23.02.1944-12.09.1944 T/S.Lt. N.McL. Mills, RNVR
  28.12.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. A.S. Rendell, RCNVR
Spare Officer 02.01.1944-31.05.1944 T/A/S.Lt. T.L.M. Walker-Munro, RNVR
  31.05.1944-12.09.1944 T/S.Lt. L.F. Battle, RNVR
 
MGB 659 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Boat Construction (Falmouth).
Ordered: 18.11.1941.
Completed: 05.1943.
Although shown at HMS St Christopher (06.1943), never actually based there. Sea trials at Torbay, then Mediterranean. Foundered en route Malta/Alexandria (30.01.1946).
Commanding Officer 23.07.1943-07.09.1943 T/Lt. E.F. Smyth, RNVR
  08.09.1943-19.01.1944 T/Lt. K.E.A. Bayley, RNVR
  20.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. P.D. Barlow, RNVR
  03.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. W.J. Callow, RNVR
First Lieutenant 19.07.1943-22.09.1943 T/S.Lt. D.G. West, RNVR
  23.09.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. D.G.T. Hill, RNVR
  12.02.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. A.H. Marriott, RNVR
Spare Officer 05.04.1943-(08.1943) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. H.E.O. Regout, RNVR
  08.10.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. R.J. Mudd, RNVR
  06.05.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. F. Palmer, RNVR
 
MGB 662 Fairmile "D" type.
Builder: Dorset Yacht (Hamworthy).
Ordered: 18.11.1941.
Completed: 08.04.1943.
For sale (02.1946).
Commanding Officer 04.07.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt.Cdr. T.J. Bligh, RNVR (and as Senior Officer, 57th MGB Flotilla)
First Lieutenant 28.05.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. W.R. Darracott, RNVR
  02.10.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. S.J. Turner, RNVR
Spare Officer 27.04.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.V. Surtees, RNVR
  08.01.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.B. Hinchliffe, RNVR

 

 

 

Steam Gunboats (SGBs)


 

Flotillas
  
1st SGB Flotilla   Consisted of: SGB 3, SGB 4, SGB 5, SGB 6, SGB 7, SGB 8, SGB 9. Operated from HMS Aggressive (Newhaven).
Senior Officer 1943- T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.M. Scott, RNVR
Engineering Officer 01.01.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. (E) H.J. Grout, RN
Electrical Officer 29.03.1943-(08.1943) T/Electr.Lt. E.T.A. Webb, RNVR

 

Boats

* Names with the prefix "Grey" were given in 1943.

 
SGB 1 Denny type.
Builder: Thormycroft (Woolston).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Cancelled.
 
SGB 2 Denny type.
Builder: Thormycroft (Woolston).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Cancelled.
 
SGB 3 (Grey Seal) * Denny type.
Builder: Yarrow (Scotstoun).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 24.01.1941.
Launched: 29.08.1941.
Completed: 21.02.1942.
Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). For sale (20.08.1949).
Commanding Officer 04.01.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. J.S. Southcott, RNVR
  09.1943 (temp.) T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.M. Scott, RNVR
First Lieutenant 13.01.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. M.A. Barrett, RNVR
Third Officer 09.11.1942-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. N.K. Kaufmann, RNVR
 
SGB 4 (Grey Fox) * Denny type.
Builder: Yarrow (Scotstoun).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 24.01.1941.
Launched: 25.09.1941.
Completed: 15.03.1942.
Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). For sale (10.1947).
Commanding Officer (07.1942) Lt. J.D. Ritchie, RN
  (08.1942) Lt. R.R.W. Ashby, RNVR
  T/Lt. P.E. Mason, RNVR
  28.12.1942-(02.1943) Lt. K.M. Cutler, RNR
  17.03.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. T.W. Boyd, RNVR
First Lieutenant (07.1942) S.Lt. J.C. Erskine-Hill, RNVR
  03.05.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. T.J. Scott, RNVR
 
SGB 5 (Grey Owl) * Denny type.
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Hebburn).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 17.04.1941.
Launched: 27.08.1941.
Completed: 01.04.1942.
Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). Sold to British Iron & Steel and scrapped (15.12.1949).
Commanding Officer ? 10.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. R.B.F. Hawkey, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 18.01.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. R.M. Hall, RNVR
Third Officer 16.11.1942-(08.1943) T/A/S.Lt. H.W. Sutton, RNVR
 
SGB 6 (Grey Shark) * Denny type.
Builder: Hawthorn Leslie (Hebburn).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 28.03.1941.
Launched: 17.11.1941.
Completed: 30.04.1942.
Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). Sold (13.10.1947). Houseboat (1949).
Commanding Officer 30.04.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. H.O.T. Bradford, RNVR
  04.1943 (temp.) T/Lt. P.M. Scott, RNVR
  07.1943 (temp.) T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.M. Scott, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 01.1942-(02.1943) T/Lt. H.G. Bown, RNVR
Third Officer 09.11.1942-(02.1943) T/S.Lt. J.M. Harris, RNVR
 
SGB 7 Denny type.
Builder: Denny (Dumbarton).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 03.02.1941.
Launched: 25.09.1941.
Completed: 11.03.1942.
Lost through gunfire from German surface vessels in the Seine Bay (19.06.1942).
Commanding Officer ?-19.06.1942 T/Lt. R.L. Barnet, RN (French officer)
First Lieutenant ?-19.06.1942 T/Lt. W.J.A. Weir, RNVR
 
SGB 8 (Grey Wolf) * Denny type.
Builder: Denny (Dumbarton).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 03.02.1941.
Launched: 03.11.1941.
Completed: 17.04.1942.
Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). Sold (03.02.1948).
Commanding Officer (07.1942) T/Lt. I.R. Griffiths, RN
First Lieutenant (07.1942) T/Lt. W.O.J. Bate, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 08.02.1943-(08.1943) T/Lt. R. Langridge, RNVR
Third Officer ? 16.11.1942-(08.1943) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. D. Day, RNVR
 
SGB 9 (Grey Goose) * Denny type.
Builder: Denny (Dumbarton).
Order
ed: 08.11.1940.
Laid down: 23.01.1941.
Launched: 14.02.1942.
Completed: 04.07.1942.
HMS Agressive (1943). Converted to fast minesweeper (1944). Trials vessel (1952/1956). Mercantile repair hulk (1958). Renamed Anserava (19??).
Commanding Officer 13.03.1943-(08.1943) T/A/Lt.Cdr. P.M. Scott, RNVR
  15.11.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. P.N. Hood, RNVR
First Lieutenant 06.02.1943-28.07.1943 T/Lt. J.B. Henderson, RNVR
  28.07.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. C.B.R. Osborne, RNVR
Third Officer 03.02.1943-30.08.1943 T/A/S.Lt. J.R.B. Williams-Ellis, RNVR
  30.08.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. R.C. Hamborg, RNVR
? 26.08.1943-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. P.D.E. Smith, RNVR
? 04.10.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. M.J. Stokes, RANR
? 21.03.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. H.A. Morrison, RNZNVR

 
 

Motor Launches (MLs)


Flotillas

11th ML Flotilla  
  (1941) Lt. W. Whitfield, RNR

Boats
 
ML 100 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 27.07.1939.
Completed: 19.05.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [51st ML Flotilla (HMS Beehive, Felixstowe)]. Sold (10.1947).
Commanding Officer 23.10.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. F.E.R. Merritt, RNZNVR
  07.02.1944-(04.1944) T/Lt. G.A. Wright, RCNVR
  02.06.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. J.E. Branch, RNVR
  26.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. E.C. Mercer, RNVR
First Lieutenant 28.03.1943-(04.1944) T/S.Lt. M.K. Smellie, RNVR
  01.06.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. A.B. Groves, RNVR
  26.03.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. A.F. Moseley, RNVR

ML 101 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 28.05.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [50th ML Flotilla (HMS Wasp, Dover)]. Mercantile "Firebird" (1947).
Commanding Officer 15.08.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. A.G. Harrison, RNVR
  12.07.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. W.S. Anderson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 17.05.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J. Catt, RNVR
  26.04.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. H.I. Foster, RNVR

ML 102 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: Woodnutt (St Helens).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 15.06.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [50th ML Flotilla (HMS Wasp, Dover)]. Mercantile "Carlyle" (1947).
Commanding Officer 18.05.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. P.L. Fell, RNVR
  ?-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. J.A. Johnson, RNVR
First Lieutenant 07.12.1942)-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J.A. Johnson, RNVR
  06.08.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. P.S. Morrish, RNVR

ML 103 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: Brooke Marine (Oulton Broad).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 28.06.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [50th ML Flotilla (HMS Wasp, Dover)]. Sunk off Dover (24.08.1942).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?

ML 104 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 28.06.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [50th ML Flotilla (HMS Wasp, Dover)]. Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer 27.11.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt.Cdr. T.A. Ashdown, RNR [and as Senior Officer, 50th ML Flotilla]
First Lieutenant 06.03.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. A.L. Proctor, RNVR
  21.11.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. M.K. Smith, RNVR

ML 105 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: F. Curtis (Looe).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 08.07.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [51st ML Flotilla (HMS Beehive, Felixstowe)]. Sold (05.1946).
Commanding Officer 18.08.1941-(10.1943) T/Lt. J.C.B. Kitson, RNVR
  11.10.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. R.G. Andrews, RNVR
  17.04.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. G.B. Elliott, RNVR
First Lieutenant 03.05.1943-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. B.K. Esmond-Evans, RNVR
  02.08.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. L.T. Cleaver, RNVR
  ?-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.D.L. Laffan, RNVR [date of appointment given as: 28.09.1943]
  17.04.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. W.R. Axten, RNVR

ML 106 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: A. Robertson (Sandbank).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 05.07.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [51st ML Flotilla (HMS Beehive, Felixstowe)]. Out of action following an accident 11.1943-06.1944. Sold (01.1947).
Commanding Officer ? T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.S. Cambridge, RNVR
  15.03.1943-11.1943 T/Lt. W.C. Drake, RNZNVR
  01.06.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. W.C. Drake, RNZNVR
  17.04.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.E. Branch, RNVR
First Lieutenant 15.03.1943-(10.1943) T/S.Lt. A.D. Slade, RNVR
  (11.1943 ?) T/S.Lt. G.E.A. Barham, RNVR ?
  01.06.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. A.C. Shaw, RNZNVR
  05.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. D. Rawlins, RNVR
Third Officer 17.04.1945-(04.1946) T/S.Lt. P.G. Jenkins, RNVR

ML 107 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: Sussex Shipbuilding (Shoreham).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 30.06.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Withdrawn in 1941 due to hull problems and given to Naval Intellegence and SOE for running agents into France. She was based on the Helford River, near Dover. Sold (08.1947).
Commanding Officer 24.05.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. H.R. Boyd, RNVR
  08.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. R.G. Bell, RNVR
First Lieutenant 13.06.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.E. Andrews, RNVR

ML 108 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: J.N. Miller (St Momamce).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 04.07.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [50th ML Flotilla (HMS Wasp, Dover)]. Mined English Channel (05.09.1943).
Commanding Officer 21.05.1942-05.09.1943 T/Lt. D.A. Jefferis, RNVR
First Lieutenant 25.01.1943-05.09.1943 T/S.Lt. H.W. Fordham, RNVR

ML 109 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Mined off the Humber River (30.10.1940).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?

ML 110 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: Aldous (Brightlingsea).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 24.07.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Converted to minelaying in late 1941 or early 1942 [51st ML Flotilla (HMS Beehive, Felixstowe)]. Sold (08.1946).
Commanding Officer (1941)-(1941) T/Lt. R.A. Lochner, RNVR
  04.07.1942-(08.1943) T/Lt. W.B. Watson, RNVR
  29.10.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. W.C. Drake, RNZNVR
  18.03.1944-(04.1944) T/Lt. W.C. Drake, RNZNVR
  01.06.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. M.K. Smellie, RNVR
  17.04.1945-(07.1945) Lt. C.W. Wallach, RANVR
First Lieutenant 24.03.1941-1941 T/Lt. G.M. Hobday, RNVR
  02.06.1942-(08.1943) T/S.Lt. N.R. Swanson, SANF(V)
  25.10.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.R. Hemm, RNVR
  18.03.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. G.R. Hemm, RNVR
 
ML 111 Fairmile "A" Class.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 27.07.1940.
Based at HMS Midge (Great Yarmouth) (1940/41). A/S coastal escort working out of Grimsby. Mined off the Humber River (25.11.1940).
Commanding Officer ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?

 
ML 112 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Woodnut (Bembridge).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 22.09.1940.
(1941) HMS St Christopher. Sold (27.02.1946).
Commanding Officer 02.02.1942-(10.1944) T/Lt.Cdr. H.R. Ferdinando, RNVR
  24.05.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. A.R. Yuille, RNVR [and as Senior Officer, 2nd ML Flotilla]
First Lieutenant 04.1941-06.1941 T/Lt. G. Marcil, RCNVR
  21.08.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. T.F. Gibbs, RNVR

ML 113 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 17.01.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. R.F. Lynn, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 28.12.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. D.L. Hill, RNVR
  19.12.1943-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. A.G. Sturrock, RNVR

ML 114 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Brooke Marine (Oulton Broad).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: 24.08.1940.
(1941/42) HMS Hornet. For sale (1946).
Commanding Officer 01.07.1941-09.1942 T/Lt. G. Marcil, RCNVR
  10.11.1942-(10.)1944 T/Lt. J.L. Honey, RANVR
  09.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.H.F. Read, RNVR
First Lieutenant (1941?) T/S.Lt. C.W. Hale, RNVR
  (1942?) T/S.Lt. R.F. Lynn, RNVR
  26.12.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. H. Roskell, RNVR
  23.02.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. G. Bradgate, RNVR

ML 115 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 29.121.941-(10.1944) T/Lt. O.B. Dreiter, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 09.10.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. J.H. Brewin, RNVR
  10.09.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. A.L. Wilson, RNVR

ML 116 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
09.1940-06.1941 HMS Dolphin, 07.1941-03.1942 HMS Hornet, 03.1942-07.1942 HMS Dolphin, 08.1942-03.1943 HMS Aggressive, 04.1943-(06.1943) HMS Mantis.
Commanding Officer 07.08.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. H.N. Albone, RNVR
First Lieutenant 07.08.1943-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. P.R. Perrott, RNVR
Third Officer 08.05.1944-(01.1945) T/Midsh. E.F. Harden, RNVR

ML 117 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 08.08.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. R.R. Macdonald, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 01.05.1944-(10.1944) T/Midsh. L.J. Green, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 119 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 09.07.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. O.S. Broome, RNVR
  06.12.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. A. Wallace, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 05.07.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.M. Rowland, RNVR
  09.03.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. (A) A.B. Allen, RNVR

ML 120 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 05.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. F.V. Reid, RNZNVR
  06.03.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. A.E. Lee, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? ?
  ? ?

ML 121 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 25.03.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. R.G. Bell, RNVR
  12.01.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. E.J. Bower, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 06.02.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. R.E. Horncastle, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 122 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 05.04.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. H.M. Coghlan, RNVR
? 01.05.1944-(10.1944) T/Lt. L.E. Maughan, RNVR
First Lieutenant ? 15.05.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. R.G. Wallis, RNVR
? 02.05.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. V.T. Hurley, RNVR

ML 123 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 07.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. D.H. Mason, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 09.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. D. Clegg, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 124 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 22.09.1939.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 15.06.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. I.H.G. Thomson, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? 25.09.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. D. Gearing, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 126 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 20.10.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. C.H. Pearse, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 25.03.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. P. Andrews, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 131 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 01.02.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.S. Fullerton, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 11.10.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. D.C. Grainer, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 133 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 24.12.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. D.A.E. Crispin, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? 16.01.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. P.St.C. Assinder, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 134 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 06.02.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. P. de L. Butcher, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
  ? ?

ML 135 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 06.02.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.R. Peal, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 13.02.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. T.C. Ivens, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 136 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 23.11.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. H.P. Ford, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 05.07.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. R.L. Smith, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 137 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? 15.09.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt. L.J. Hutchins, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? 08.11.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. P.G. McDowell, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 138 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Aldous (Brightlingsea).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 19.11.1940.
Royal Netherlands Navy (1945/53). Sold.
Commanding Officer 04.01.1943-(10.1944) T/Lt. R.H. White, RNVR
  07.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. A.F.M. Corringham, RNVR
First Lieutenant 11.01.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.D. de Lange, RNVR
  31.01.1944-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. F.M. Hartwell, RNVR
  (> 10.1944)-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. D.P. Scarle, RNVR
Third Hand 08.05.1944-(10.1944) T/Midsh. D.P. Scarle, RNVR

ML 139 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 20.03.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt.Cdr. A.R.S. Hodgson, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 13.04.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J.B. Foxlee, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 140 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 28.08.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt. F.R. Collier, SANF(V)
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 03.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J.W. Mordin, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 141 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 18.01.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. A.E. Barnard, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 20.07.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. K.C. Scott, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 142 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 24.08.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.Y. Ferguson, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 14.03.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. A.J. Sanderson, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 143 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 20.01.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. A.B. McArthur, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 18.01.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. D. Stirling, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 145 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 23.11.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. P. Johnstone, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 22.02.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J.M. Betty, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 146 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 01.11.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. K.D. Gerard, RNZNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 21.06.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.D. Rouse, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 147 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 01.06.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. A.McI. Ward, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
  ? ?

ML 148 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 25.07.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.D.S. Hearder, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 22.08.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. R.L. Hart, RANR
  ? ?

ML 149 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 23.02.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. W.H. Mitchell, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 15.09.143-(12.1943) T/Midsh. D.C. Lefever, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 151 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 02.06.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. C. Beever, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 21.09.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. W.S. Cannell, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 152 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 03.01.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. S. Stewart, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 01.03.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. F.H. Lovergrove, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 154 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 13.09.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. P.L. Stobo, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? T/S.Lt. F.A. Harrison, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 155 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer ? T/Lt. J.F.C. Wheeler, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
  ? ?

ML 157 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 13.08.1942-(07.1945) T/Lt. T.B. Gwenlan, RNVR
First Lieutenant 26.11.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. W.H. Forsythe, RNVR

ML 158 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 22.03.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. P.B.B. Scott, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 27.06.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. K.J. Hodges, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 159 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 30.10.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. B.D. Gerrans, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant 25.10.1943-(12.1943) T/A/S.Lt. M.G.M. Van der Driessche, RNVR
  ? ?

ML 161 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: ?.
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: ?.
?
Commanding Officer 22.08.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.B. Allen, RNVR
  ? ?
First Lieutenant ? ?
  ? ?

ML 162 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 03.12.1940.
Served Royal Netherlands Navy (1944-1946). Sold (09.1946). In 2005 still afloat making Norfolk Broads cruises as the "Golden Galleon", working out of Great Yarmouth.
Commanding Officer 10.05.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. J. Thorn, RNVR
  09.01.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. J.A. Tait, RNVR
First Lieutenant 27.09.1943-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. J. Hendeles, RNVR
  29.01.1944-(06.1944) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. G.G.W. Moorey, RNVR
 
ML 183 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: A.M. Dickie (Bangor).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 10.02.1941.
Lost at a collision at the East Pear of Dieppe (11.02.1945).
Commanding Officer 04.11.1941-(10.1944) T/Lt. A.J. Wright, RNVR
First Lieutenant 16.11.1942-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. B.J. Marshall, RNVR
 
ML 214 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Kris Cruisers (Isleworth).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 10.03.1941.
Sold Singapore (11.06.1947).
Commanding Officer 17.06.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. H.E. Riddle, RNVR
  13.10.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. B.H. Taylor, RNVR
First Lieutenant 07.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. A.B. Gray, RNVR
Third Officer 09.03.1944-(04.1944) T/A/S.Lt. (A) E.G. Jonas, RNVR
  05.04.1944-(06.1944) T/A/S.Lt. (A) W. Stradling, RNVR
  27.06.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. G.H.R. Morrish, RNVR
   
ML 215 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Cardnell (Marylandsea).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 07.05.1941.
Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer 26.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. W.S. Slate, RNVR
First Lieutenant (10.1944)-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. H.W. Reynolds, RNVR

ML 232 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: J.A. Silver (Rosneath).
Ordered: 08.01.1940.
Completed: 04.1941.
Renamed RHN Domakos (1945). Scrapped (1947).
Commanding Officer 23.10.1942-(06.1944) T/Lt. J.D. Barron, RNVR
  14.03.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. E.M. Stoney, RNVR
First Lieutenant 28.12.1942-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.F. Gutteridge, RNVR
  14.01.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. B.C. Pratt, RNVR
 
ML 257 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: F. Curtis (Looe).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 08.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 07.06.1943-(07.1945) T/Lt. G.W. Lambert, RNVR
First Lieutenant 28.12.1942-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.L. Stewart, RNVR
  12.12.1943-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. D.C. Morison, RNVR
Third Officer 01.05.1944-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. I.R. Macdonald, RNVR
 
ML 263 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: P.K. Harris (Appledore).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 10.06.1941.
17th ML Flotilla. Assembled in Londonderry (07.1941), later made passage to Takoradi on the Gold Coast and he remained on station till March 1943. For sale Freetown (11.1945).
Commanding Officer 28.05.1941-11.1942 T/Lt. K.J. Vaughan, RANVR
  19.02.1943-20.04.1944 T/Lt. W.S. Anderson, RNVR
  21.04.1944-29.09.1944 T/S.Lt. J.D. Todd, RNVR
  30.09.1944-25.11.1944 T/Lt. C.R. Yates, RNVR
  26.11.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. L.S.A. Jones, RNVR
First Lieutenant 1941-1943 T/S.Lt. P.C. Rendle, RNVR
  22.02.1943-10.03.1944 T/S.Lt. A.R. Bennett, RNVR
  11.03.1944-17.10.1944 T/A/S.Lt. A.J. Linwood, RNVR
  18.10.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. R. Manger, RNVR
Third Officer 00.09.1943-19.03.1944 T/S.Lt. N.K. Hannon, RNZNVR
  20.03.1944-(01.1945) T/Midsh. | T/A/S.Lt. R.G. Lacey, RNVR
  18.05.1945-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. E.A.P. Deale, SANF(V)
 
ML 266 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: W. King (Burnham).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 19.05.1941.
French Navy Ved.103 (1944?).
Commanding Officer 08.01.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. D.R. Beverley, RCNVR
  07.02.1944-(06.1944) T/Lt. D.G. Mitchell, RANVR
First Lieutenant 08.01.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. J. Kutcher, RNVR
Third Officer 04.09.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. A.O. Barker, RNVR
 
ML 267 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Solent Shipyard (Sarisbury Green).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 25.07.1941.
French Navy (1941). Lost by gunfire from German shore batteries at St Nazaire (28.03.1942).
Commanding Officer (03.1942) T/Lt. E.H. Beart, RNVR
   
ML 286 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: J.S. Doig (Grimsby).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 29.08.1941.
For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 28.07.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt. J.T.R. Ward, RNVR
  (04.1944)-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. G.W. Haworth, RNVR
First Lieutenant 03.08.1942-(12.1943) T/S.Lt. G.W. Haworth, RNVR
  20.02.1944-(10.1944) T/A/S.Lt. A.S. Crook, RNVR
  15.11.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. J.M. Dexter, RNVR
 

ML 291 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: W. Osborne (Littlehampton).
Ordered: 21.05.1940.
Completed: 30.09.1941.
Initially at HMS St Christopher. For sale (10.1945).
Commanding Officer 25.09.1941-01.06.1944 T/Lt. J.B.C. Lumsden, RNVR
  01.06.1944-(07.1945) T/Lt. D.J. Tucker, RNVR
First Lieutenant ...........-19.08.1942 T/S.Lt. A.G. Flory, RNVR [killed in action at Dieppe; indicated as being in command] 
  08.1943-(10.1944) T/S.Lt. J.W. Weston, RNVR
  30.04.1945-(07.1945) T/A/S.Lt. J.S. Oldfield, RNVR
 
ML 349 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Thomas Cook (Cairo).
Ordered: 21.08.1940.
Completed: 02.06.1942.
Italian Navy (07.01.1946).
Commanding Officer 27.03.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt.Cdr. A.H. Ball, RNVR
  27.12.1943-(06.1944) T/Lt. P.D. Newman, RNVR
First Lieutenant 17.05.1943-(03.1944) T/S.Lt. A. Livesey, RNVR
  14.03.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. P.S. Chapman, RNVR
 
ML 380 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Louw & Halvorsen (Cape Town).
Ordered: 21.08.1940.
Completed: 09.1942.
Royal Indian Navy. Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer 23.02.1945-(04.1946) T/S.Lt. D.C. Kapoor, RINVR
First Lieutenant    
 
ML 839 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: Anglo-American Nile Tourist (Cairo).
Ordered: 18.05.1942.
Completed: 25.05.1944.
To Italian Navy (28.12.1945).
Commanding Officer 12.04.1945-(07.1945) T/Lt. J.E. Bruton, RNZNVR
First Lieutenant 26.04.1945-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. E.R. Dodge, RNVR
 
ML 919 Fairmile "B" Class.
Builder: J.N. Miller (St Monance).
Ordered: 30-.08.1942.
Completed: 09.10.1944.
ML 2919 (1950). For sale (01.1953).
Commanding Officer 18.09.1944-(10.)1944 T/Lt. J.B. Lockett, SANF(V)
  30.10.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. L.W. Freeman, RNVR
  08.03.1946-(04.1946) T/Lt. B. Foxlee, RNVR
First Lieutenant 18.09.1944-(04.1946) T/A/S.Lt. | T/S.Lt. A.M. Clark, RNVR
Third Officer 26.05.1945-(04.1946) T/A/S.Lt. P.O. Ledingham, RNVR

 

Harbour Defence Motor Launches (HDMLs)


Flotillas

? Flotilla  


Boats
 

HDML 1001 Builder: Lady Bee (Isleworth).
Ordered: 17.01.1940.
Completed: 02.06.1941.
Became SML 1 (1945). Up for sale (1949).
Commanding Officer 11.01.1941-(12.1943) T/Lt. D.C. Waylen, RNVR 
  (06.1944)- 05.1945 (?) T/Lt. R.T. Bailey, RNVR
  05.1945-(07.1945) Lt. R.K. Husband, RN (and as Assistant Surveyor, 2nd class)
 
HDML 1039 Builder: Morgan Giles (Teignmouth).
Ordered: 14.02.1940.
Completed: 26.11.1940.
Captured by the German Army at Tobruk (20.06.1942).
Commanding Officer ?-20.06.1942 T/Lt. R. Morton, RNVR 
First Lieutenant ?-20.06.1942 T/Lt. B.W.R. Thomas, RNVR
 
HDML 1079 Builder: H. McLean (Renfrew).
Ordered: 02.09.1940.
Completed: 06.04.1942.
Royal Indian Navy (1943-1946). Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer    
First Lieutenant    
 
HDML 1084 Builder: M.W. Blackmore (Bideford).
Ordered: 02.09.1940.
Completed: 19.01.1942.
Royal Indian Navy (1942-1946). Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer 13.07.1943-(12.1943) T/Lt. H.H. Stewart, RINVR
  19.01.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. P.T. Jenkins, RINVR
First Lieutenant    
 
HDML 1267 Builder: H. Mohatta (Karachi).
Ordered: 29.03.1942.
Completed: 11.03.1944.
Royal Indian Navy. 07.1945 serving as part of HDMLs 136th Flotilla. Sold (1947).
Commanding Officer 19.01.1944-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. G.K. Parulekar, RINVR 
  (07.1945) T/S.Lt. D.R. Grant, RINVR
First Lieutenant 03.12.1943-(06.1944) T/S.Lt. D.N. Shivastava, RINVR
  07.12.1944-(07.1945) T/S.Lt. D.A. Gee, RINVR
Third Officer (07.1945) Midsh. J.J.T. Lang, RINVR
 

 

Motor Anti/Submarine Boats (MA/SBs)


Flotillas
4th MA/SB Flotilla Consisted of: MA/SB 60 (11.1940-01.1941).

 Boat
s
MA/SB 60 13.11.1940 commissioned. Jan. 1941 redesignated as MGB 60. Served in 4th MA/SB Flotilla.

 
 
 
 
Literature:  
Coastal Forces  - general  
Lt.Cdr. Peter Scott The battle of the narrow seas : a history of the light coastal forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945 London : Country Life, [1945] xii, 228 p.
Graeme Cook
Small boat raiders London : Hart-Davis, MacGibbon, 1977 130 p.
Coastal Forces    -  boats    
John Lambert & Al Ross Allied coastal forces of World War II

 

 


Vol. I: Fairmile designs & U.S. submarine chasers

 

 

 

Vol. II: Vosper MTBs & U.S. ELCOs

London : Conway Maritime Press,

 

 


1990

 

 

 

1994

 

 

 


256 p.

 

 

 

256 p.

MTBs  - general  
Angus Konstam; ill. by Tony Bryan

British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939-45 [New Vanguard 74] Botley, Oxford : Osprey Publishing, 2003 48 p.
MTBs  - Canadian [29th (Canadian) MTB Flotilla] - memoirs  
C. Anthony Law White plumes astern : the short, daring life of Canada's MTB flotilla Halifax, NS : Nimbus Publishing, 1989 170 p.
MTBs  - Dutch [9th (Dutch) MTB Flotilla, MTB 203] - memoirs  
Hans Larive

E.H. Larive

Vannacht varen de Hollanders

Translated into English as:
The man who came in from Colditz

Amsterdam : Elsevier, 1950, 19632


London : Hale, 1975

X, 251 p.


192 p.

MTBs  - Dutch [MTB 202] - memoirs  
Gerard Dogger De vierkante maan : een persoonlijk oorlogsrelaas Amsterdam : Sijthoff, 1979, 19852 303 p.

 
Weblinks:
The Coastal Forces Heritage Trust

 

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