Allied Warships

HMS ML 177 (ML 177)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 177 
Built byWallasea Bay Yacht Station (Rochford, England, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
CommissionedDec 1940 
Lost28 Mar 1942 

Lost at St. Nazaire, France


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Notable events involving ML 177 include:

17 May 1941
HMS Sturgeon (Lt.Cdr. D. St. Clair-Ford, RN) arrived at Dartmouth. En-route A/S exercises were carried out with HMS Cossack (Capt. P.L. Vian, DSO and Bar, RN), HMS Maori (Cdr. H.T. Armstrong, RN), HMS Sikh (Cdr. G.H. Stokes, RN) and HMS Zulu (Cdr. H.R. Graham, DSO, RN).

In the afternoon HMS Sturgeon conducted A/S exercises with ML 160 and ML 177. (1)


  1. ADM 173/16994 + ADM 199/655

ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.

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