Allied Warships

HMS ML 300 (ML 300)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 300 
Built byWilliam Weatherhead (Cockenzie, Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned30 Sep 1941 
End service 
History

For disposal in October 1945

 

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Notable events involving ML 300 include:


6 Jun 1943
HMS Untiring (Lt. R. Boyd, DSC, RN) departed Blyth for Holy Loch. She was initially escorted by HMS ML 300 (CO ?) until 1600 hours when HMS ML 454 (T/Lt. W.M. Russell, RNVR) took over the escort.

At 0635/7 HMS Stella Pegasi (T/Lt. T.G. Hornsby, RNR) took over the escort and finally at 1740/7 HMS Sabre (Lt. R.L. Caple, DSC, RN) took over the escort. (1)

11 Aug 1943
HMS Ultimatum (Lt. W.H. Kett, DSC, RNR), HMS Una (Lt. W.G. Meeke, DSC, RN) and HMS Uther (Lt. P.S. Beale, RN) departed Blyth for Holy Loch. They were escorted by HMS ML 300 (T/Lt. F.C.R. Piesse, RNVR) until Dundee where HMS Loch Monteith (T/Lt. K.W. Richardson, RNR) took over the escort. (2)

Sources

  1. ADM 173/18435
  2. ADM 173/18319

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


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