Allied Warships

HMS ML 250 (ML 250)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 250 
Built byFrank Curtis (Par, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned11 Jul 1941 
End service 

Sold in 1962


Commands listed for HMS ML 250 (ML 250)

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1H. Eaton, RNVR3 Feb 19423 Aug 1943
2T/A/Lt.Cdr. R.E. Hawkes, RNVR3 Aug 194329 Dec 1943
3T/A/Lt.Cdr. John Douglas Sleep Hearder, RNVR29 Dec 19436 Nov 1944
4T/A/Lt.Cdr. J.E. Harrison, RNVR6 Nov 19445 Feb 1945
5C. Hamer, RNVR5 Feb 19451 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving ML 250 include:

5 Jul 1944
HMS ML 250 (Lt.Cdr. J.D.S. Header, RN) picks up 30 survivors from the British merchant Glendinning that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-763 about 20 nautical miles south-east of Selsey Bill in position 50°32'N, 0°22'W.

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