Allied Warships

HMS ML 355 (ML 355)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 355 
Built byAnglo-American Nile Tourist Company (Cairo, Egypt) 
Ordered21 Aug 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned18 Apr 1942 
End service10 Dec 1945 

To Italy on 10 December 1945


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Notable events involving ML 355 include:

8 May 1943
Under the command of Lieutenant Commander Geoffrey Searle, under the cover of darkness, ML355 picked up 54 servicemen and 14 others from the mouth of Tripiti Gorge on the south coast of western Crete, and landed the party at Mersa Matruh after dawn on 8 May 1943. More information: p.77 "At Sea Level" written by Geoffrey Searle RN, published 1994 by The Book Guild, Sussex England (1)


  1. Personal communication

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