HMS ML 171 (ML 171)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||Tough Bros. Ltd. (Teddington, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||8 Jan 1940|
|Commissioned||21 Oct 1940|
For disposal in May 1947
Commands listed for HMS ML 171 (ML 171)
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|1||T/Lt. Charles James Jerram, RNVR||1941 ?|
|2||W H Drabble, RNVR||12 Jun 1943||3 May 1944|
|3||R.C. Staddon, RNVR||3 May 1944||mid 1945|
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Notable events involving ML 171 include:
19 Mar 1945
HMS Vulpine (T/Lt. P.S. Thirsk, DSC, RNR) conducted A/S exercises off Campbeltown with HMS ML 472 (T/Lt. V.H. Harris, RNVR), HMS ML 119 (T/Lt. P. Johnstone, RNVR) and HMS ML 171 (T/Lt. R.C. Staddon, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/20362
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.