Allied Warships

HMAS ML 430 (ML 430)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 430 
Built byGreen Point Boatyard (Sydney, Australia) 
OrderedJan 1942 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned6 May 1943 
Lost14 Aug 1944 
History

Sunk by gunfire from HMAS ML 819, after being mistaken for the conning tower of a Japanese submarine, north of Biak, New Guinea on 14 August 1944

 

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