it happened. According to British Warships Since 1945 - Minesweepers by Jack Worth, MMS 119 was built 1941-42 and renamed HMS Emberley as one of four Canadian MMS requisitioned by the Admiralty and converted into danlayers in 1942. Unfortunatley his memory is in his words 'not as sharp as it could be' and so although he has helped a lot, I still have a long way. If any one can help find out more what happend on that day I would be very graetful Daniel Beckford The users email address is: [email protected] Date: Comments Dear Forbes The site looks great and is a real tribute to John Wilson. The users email address is: Date: 1/8/2002 Comments Dear Forbes As a serving Chief Petty Officer (Communications)RNR, I found this a very interesting site. Yours sincerely, berts The users email address is: Date: Comments Dear Forbes I am starting to research my family tree. Trying to find info on my dads ship HMT Agravaine, Hall Russell round table class trawler. I am not sure if that was the case in December of that year.