Allied Warships

HMS ML 201 (ML 201)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 201 
Built byJames A. Silver Ltd. (Rosneath, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned27 Mar 1941 
End service 
History

Sold on 11 June 1947

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 201 (ML 201)

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CommanderFromTo
1C.C. Stanley, RNVR1 Mar 1943mid 1943

2G.T. Bruce, RNVR17 Nov 194321 Aug 1944
3R.H. Davison, RNVR21 Aug 1944late 1944
4J.W. Sherwood, RNVRlate 194420 Apr 1945
5T/Lt. David George Tate, RNVR20 Apr 1945late 1945

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Notable events involving ML 201 include:


11 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted gunnery exercises off Dundee with HMS ML 229 (T/Lt. W.C.R. Walsh, RNVR) and A/S exercises off Methill with HMS ML 201 (T/Lt. G.T. Bruce, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1070 (T/Skr. J. Clark, RNR). (1)

12 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Methill with HMS ML 201 (T/Lt. G.T. Bruce, RNVR), HMS HDML 1036 (T/Skr. D.G. Spindler, CGM, RNR). (1)

13 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Methill with HMS ML 201 (T/Lt. G.T. Bruce, RNVR) and HMS HDML 1047 (T/Skr. P. Reid, RNR).

14 Apr 1944
HMS Ursula (Lt. A.G. Davies, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Methill with HMS ML 201 (T/Lt. G.T. Bruce, RNVR), three HDML's and HMS Stoke City (T/Lt. J.P.P. Tyndall, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19315

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


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