Allied Warships

HMS ML 290 (ML 290)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 290 
Built byBrooke Marine Ltd. (Oulton Broad, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned18 Sep 1941 
End service 

Sold in December 1945


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Notable events involving ML 290 include:

20 Nov 1942
HMS P 614 (Lt. H.W. Wilkinson, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown together with HMS Burdock (Lt.Cdr. E.H. Lynes, RD, RNR) and HMS ML 290 (T/Lt. W. Barrie, RNVR). Later the same day A/S exercises were carried out with Wellington aircraft. (1)


  1. ADM 173/17528

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

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