Allied Warships

HMS ML 249 (ML 249)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 249 
Built byWallasea Bay Yacht Station (Rochford, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned27 Apr 1941 
End service 
History

For disposal in October 1945

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 249 (ML 249)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. Edward George James, RNVR10 Mar 19425 Aug 1943
2T/Lt. Horace Wynne Evans, RNVR5 Aug 1943mid 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Notable events involving ML 249 include:


21 Jul 1944
HMS Upshot (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Larne with HMS Allington Castle (T/A/Lt.Cdr. W.G. Ogden, DSC, RNVR). Upon completion of these HMS Upshot proceeded to Holy Loch escorted by HMS ML 249 (T/Lt. H.W. Evans, RNVR). (1)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/19297

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


Return to the Allied Warships section