Allied Warships

Motor Launchs

All Motor Launch classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).

Commissioned

Royal Navy

 Fairmile B (687)1940 - 1946
 Fairmile A (12)1940 - 1940


Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Motor Launchs


 DateVesselClass

1940

Royal Navy30 Oct 1940HMS ML 109 (ML 109)Fairmile A 
Royal Navy22 Nov 1940HMS ML 127 (ML 127)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy25 Nov 1940HMS ML 111 (ML 111)Fairmile A 

1941

Royal Navy22 Sep 1941HMS ML 144 (ML 144)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy11 Oct 1941HMS ML 288 (ML 288)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy21 Nov 1941HMS ML 219 (ML 219)Fairmile B 

1942

Royal Navy14 Feb 1942HMS ML 311 (ML 311)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy15 Feb 1942HMS ML 169 (ML 169)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy15 Feb 1942HMS ML 310 (ML 310)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy15 Feb 1942HMS ML 433 (ML 433)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy22 Mar 1942HMS ML 129 (ML 129)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy22 Mar 1942HMS ML 132 (ML 132)Fairmile B 
Free French Navy28 Mar 1942FFL ML 192 (ML 192)Fairmile B 
Free French Navy28 Mar 1942FFL ML 262 (ML 262)Fairmile B 
Free French Navy28 Mar 1942FFL ML 267 (ML 267)Fairmile B 
Free French Navy28 Mar 1942FFL ML 268 (ML 268)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 156 (ML 156)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 177 (ML 177)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 270 (ML 270)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 298 (ML 298)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 306 (ML 306)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 446 (ML 446)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 447 (ML 447)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS ML 457 (ML 457)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy6 May 1942HMS ML 160 (ML 160)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy7 May 1942HMS ML 130 (ML 130)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy9 Aug 1942HMS ML 301 (ML 301)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy24 Aug 1942HMS ML 103 (ML 103)Fairmile A 
Royal Navy14 Sep 1942HMS ML 352 (ML 352)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy14 Sep 1942HMS ML 353 (ML 353)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy7 Oct 1942HMS ML 339 (ML 339)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy29 Nov 1942HMS ML 242 (ML 242)Fairmile B 

1943

Royal Navy6 Mar 1943HMS ML 251 (ML 251)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy11 May 1943HMS ML 133 (ML 133)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy5 Sep 1943HMS ML 108 (ML 108)Fairmile A 
Royal Navy12 Oct 1943HMS ML 835 (ML 835)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy26 Oct 1943HMS ML 579 (ML 579)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy12 Nov 1943HMS ML 358 (ML 358)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy27 Nov 1943HMS ML 126 (ML 126)Fairmile B 

1944

Royal Norwegian Navy15 Feb 1944HNoMS ML 210 (ML 210)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy5 Mar 1944HMS ML 387 (ML 387)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy1 Jul 1944HMS ML 265 (ML 265)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy1 Jul 1944HMS ML 287 (ML 287)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy12 Jul 1944HMS ML 443 (ML 443)Fairmile B 
Royal Australian Navy14 Aug 1944HMAS ML 430 (ML 430)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy28 Sep 1944HMS ML 216 (ML 216)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy15 Oct 1944HMS ML 870 (ML 870)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy3 Nov 1944HMS ML 147 (ML 147)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy8 Nov 1944HMS ML 916 (ML 916)Fairmile B 
Royal Australian Navy20 Nov 1944HMAS ML 827 (ML 827)Fairmile B 

1945

Royal Navy21 Jan 1945HMS ML 891 (ML 891)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy11 Feb 1945HMS ML 183 (ML 183)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy25 Mar 1945HMS ML 466 (ML 466)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy5 May 1945HMS ML 558 (ML 558)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy9 May 1945HMS ML 591 (ML 591)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy9 May 1945HMS ML 905 (ML 905)Fairmile B 
Royal Navy17 Aug 1945HMS ML 230 (ML 230)Fairmile B 

57 Motor Launchs lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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Fleets of World War II

Worth, Richard

Books dealing with this subject include:

Fleets of World War II, Worth, Richard, 2002



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