WILDFIRE III (Queenborough)

WILDFIRE III MINESWEEPER SHORE BASE.

QUEENBOROUGH MINESWEEPERS

HMS ST TUDNO MINESWEEPER BASE SHIP

ML221. Tender to St Tudno at the Scheldt.

BYMS,  BRITISH YARD MINE SWEEPERS

BYMS 2078, Ronnie's story.

BYMS 2182, Richard Arthur Burden Story
BYMS 2032, Alf's Story.

MMS 109, Bill Hutchings Story

BYMS 2030 LOST. 2059 LOST.

MMS 1083.

MMS, MOTOR MINESWEEPERS.
1941: MMS 1, MMS 8, LOST. MMS 15, MMS 16, MMS 19, MMS 25, MMS 26, MMS 39, LOST. MMS 40, LOST. MMS 41, MMS 44.

MMS. MOTOR MINESWEEPERS
1941: MMS 45, MMS 53, MMS 59, MMS 68, LOST. MMS 79, MMS 80, MMS 82, MMS 113,
1942: MMS 57, MMS 69, MMS 70,
 LOST.

MMS. MOTOR MINESWEEPERS
1942: MMS 81, MMS 85, MMS 92, MMS 109, MMS 114, MMS 149, MMS 171, MMS 173, MMS 175, MMS190, MMS 192.

MMS. MOTOR MINESWEEPERS.
1942:     MMS 211, MMS 265, MMS 266,1943:   MMS 137, MMS 216, MMS 267, MMS 268 MMS 269, MMS 282, MMS 287, MMS 294, MMS, 295.

MMS 1029
​MMS 1078

ARONIA Minesweeping  Yacht. Was at Dunkirk.

ARCTIC HUNTER

GIRL NANCY, (at Dunkirk)

JACK EVE, (at Dunkirk)

MONARDA (at Dunkirk)  LOST

RENASCENT, (at Dunkirk)

MINESWEEPER DRIFTER'S AND TRAWLER'S.

AMROTH CASTLE  (Castle Class Minesweeper)

ARCADY.

BEN GLAS. (At D-day. Smoke Making Trawler.)

BERNARD SHAW.

BOY ALAN.LOST

BOY PHILIP.
CAPRICORNUS.  LOST

CONQUISTADOR.LOST

​​​DELPHINUS.

DEVON COUNTY.LOST.

​EARL ESSEX. Crew member Will Davies, tells of a ships company fighting for its life.

EDWARDIAN.LOST.

EGERIA.

ELSIE CAM.

EMILION.LOST

EUNICE & NELLIE

FENTONIAN. (At D-Day. Fuel Carrier )

FIREFLY.  SEVERELY DAMAGED

FORCE.  Mersey Class Minesweeper. LOST.

FORERUNNER. LOST

GILT EDGE.

GO AHEAD. LOST.

HEROINE.  (At D-day. Smoke Making Trawler.)

INTERNOS.

INVERCAULD

KENNYMORE.LOST

LARCH.

LIBERIA.

LIBYAN.

LUCIENNE JEANNELOST

MALACOLITE. (Castle Class Minesweeper)

MILFORD PRINCE  ( Castle Class Minesweeper. At D-Day. Dan Buoy Layer)

MYRTLE. (Tree Class Minesweeper) LOST

​​PELAGOS. (Castle Class Minesweeper)

PETER CAREY.  (Castle Class Minesweeper)

PYPROPE.LOST.

RECEPTIVE.  LOST.

RICHARD CROFTS. (Castle Class Minesweeper)

RUDILAIS  (Castle Class Minesweeper)

SANSON.

SATURN.

SOLSTICE. (Admiralty Trawler.)

SORANUS. (At D-day. Dan Buoy Layer)

ST OLIVE.

STAUNCH.

SUNLIGHT. (Strath Class Trawler)

TAMARISK.LOST. Survivors machine gunned in sea.

THOMAS CONNOLLY. (Castle Class Minesweeper) LOST

TILBURYNESS. (Castle Class Minesweeper) LOST

TILLY DUFF

TOCSIN.  (At D-day. Smoke Making Trawler.)

VERNAL.

WARDOUR. Photos at Queenborough. SEVERELY DAMAGED

WELCOME HOME.

WINDWARD HO.

ZAREBA.

WILDFIRE III QUEENBOROUGH AND WILDFIRE SHEERNESS SHIP DATABASE.

(On going)

WILDFIRE (Sheerness)

​HMS WILDFIRE Royal Navy Shore Establishment

SHEERNESS DESTROYERS.

CAMPBELL,         (D 60) 

CATTISTOCK,      (L 35)

COTTESMORE    (L 78) 

GARTH                  (L 20)

LES’S STORY. HMS GARTH

HOLDERNESS     (L 48)

MENDIP               (L 60)

MEYNELL             (L 82)

PYTCHLEY            (L 92)

VANESSA             (D 29)

VEGA                    (L 41)

VENETIA,             (D 53)  LOST

VESPER                (D 55)

VIMY,                    (D 33)

VIVACIOUS          (D 36)

​ 
SHEERNESS CRUISERS

CALCUTTA.   LOST

SHEERNESS RIVER GUNBOATS.

LOCUST

MOSQUITO  LOST

SHEERNESS ARMED YACHTS.
(Of "Little Ships of Dunkirk" fame)

AMULREE,  LOST

CALETA,

CHRISTOBEL II,

GLALA.

SHEERNESS "LITTLE SHIPS OF DUNKIRK"
(Based at Sheerness)

ALOUETTE II
JOVIAL
NAYLAND
QUEEN BOADICEA II
THELMAR


MISCELLANEOUS SHIP BASED AT SHEERNESS

(Of Dunkirk Fame.)

RAF Motor-boat R-101. (Air Sea Rescue. Was at Dunkirk.)

MOTOR LAUNCH, ML 916.  LOST

​MONA'S ISLE, Armed Boarding Vessel.​

GOLDEN EAGLE, auxiliary anti-air craft ship.

ROYAL EAGLE, auxiliary anti-air craft ship.

JEANIE DEANS. Anti Aircraft Ship (Picked up survivors from HMS Vimeria .


OTHER VESSELS BASED AT SHEERNESS

CARRY ON. LOST

OCEAN RETRIVER. LOST

VAN MEERLANT  LOST

HASLEMERE  attempted to rescue Amy Johnson.

SPARSHOLD, Boom Mooring Lighter. LOST.

ML 221  tender to St Tudno.

HMS Roebuck, Mobile Balloon Vessel.  (Dunkirk)