Berthon Boat, Lymington 11/40
London Gazette 8/1/42 – For services during the withdrawal from Crete
- MID TLt Eric Norman Rose RNVR
- MID LSea Lloyd Victor Edward Stone P/JX140797
- TLt C Hamer RNVR Commanding Officer HDML 1200 12/4/43 TLt 13/7/43 Commanding Officer HDML 1032 15/12/43 Commanding Officer ML 250 and Senior Officer 20th ML Flotilla 5/2/45
- Lt C D Searle RNVR TSLt HMS Stag (Port Said) for MLs 2/8/42 TLt 23/10/42 101st ML Flotilla Based at Alexandria HDML 1032 HMS Valluru (Madras) 1944
- TLt Eric Norman Rose RNVR TLt 28/11/39 HDML 1032 For services during the withdrawal from Crete MID
- TSLt John Corden Hewett RNVR TASLt HMS St Christopher for MLs 9/11/42 TSLt 7/2/43 ML 341 16/8/44 Commanding Officer HDML 1032 15/4/45 28th ML Flotilla ML 443 1945 For mine clearance off the west coast of Italy MIDTLt Ker Ramsey Wilson RNVR ML 385 8/1/43 TLt 30/4/43 HDML 1032 Commanding Officer ML 350 12/6/44 Wind up of the war in Europe MID
- TLt F H Dare RNVR TSLt 26/2/42 HMS St Christopher for MLs 4/5/42 ML 386 2/5/43 Commanding Officer HDML 1155 4/6/44 TLt 26/8/44 Commanding Officer HDML 1032 27/8/44 ML 500 61st RML Flotilla Based at HMS Aggressive, Newhaven
- LSea Lloyd Victor Edward Stone P/JX140797 HDML 1032 For services during the withdrawal from Crete MID
- 1/1/41 Fitting out at Dartmouth – ML 1011, ML 1030 and ML 1032 conduct patrols of the entrance to Alexandria Harbour with the nightly patrol vessel towing a barrage balloon. ML 1011, ML 1030 and ML 1032 are transferred to Suda Bay, Crete
- 1941 Battle of Crete
- 2/7/41 ML 1032 departed Alexandria for Famagusta
- 15/7/41 Anti-aircraft cruiser HMS Carlisle, carrying a base party, minesweepers HMS Harrow, HMS Moy, and HMS Lydiard from Haifa, and corvette HMS Salvia and ML1032 from Famagusta arrived at Beirut.
- 1/1/42 101st ML Flotilla
Based at Alexandria, Egypt
ML 1004, ML 1005, ML 1007, ML 1032 are delivered. ML 1046 and ML 1069 are being freighted. ML 1079 and ML 1083 are awaiting freighting.
- 16/4/42 At 19.54, U-81 spotted a tanker and one escort vessel off the coast of Lebanon and fired at 20.38 and 20.39 hours two torpedoes each at both ships. FFL Vikings (P 41) exploded and sank 23 miles 240° from Beirut after being hit by a torpedo. At 21.48, the U-boat fired two torpedoes at the Caspia and hit her with one torpedo in the bow. The tanker sank in flames 10 miles south of Beirut after being hit by a coup de grâce at 22.10.
The master, 24 crew members and two gunners from the Caspia (Master Cecil Henry Humphries) were lost. Ten crew members and one gunner were picked up by the British motor launches HDML-1023 (Lt C.S. Roberts) and HDML-1032 (Lt C.D. Searle) and landed at Beirut
- 2/9/42 Destroyers HMS Croome and Hursley carried out a patrol for a suspected enemy submarine to seaward near Alexandria. HDML 1032 and HDML 1083 patrolled close inshore.
Post War History
- 1947-62 Greece on loan
- Greek Navy = Davlia
- 1962 Sold