Allied Warships

HMS ML 271 (ML 271)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 271 
Built byBoat Construction Co. Ltd. (Falmouth, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned14 Jul 1941 
End service16 Aug 1944 

To France on 16 August 1944


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Notable events involving ML 271 include:

17 Nov 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS St. Zeno (T/Lt. J.K. Craig, RNVR), HMS Coventry City (T/Lt. J.C. Grose, RNR), another HMS trawler (unable to read the name in the log of HMS P 614) and HMS ML 271. (1)


  1. ADM 173/17528

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

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