HMS ML 247 (ML 247)
Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Built by||J.W. & A. Upham (Brixham, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||21 May 1940|
Lent to the Free French Navy upon completion
Commands listed for HMS ML 247 (ML 247)
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|1||J.A.St.H. Brock, RNVR||24 Sep 1942||late 1945|
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Notable events involving ML 247 include:
17 Aug 1944
HMS Tiptoe (Lt.Cdr. P.R.H. Harrison, DSO, DSC and Bar, RN) and HMS Urtica (Lt. K.H. Martin, RN) both shifted from Larne to Holy Loch. They were escorted by HMS ML 249 (T/Lt. H.W. Evans, RNVR). (1)
- ADM 173/19028
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.