Allied Warships

HMS RML 542 (RML 542)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantRML 542 
Built byAustins of East Ham Ltd. (London, England, U.K.) 
Ordered28 Nov 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned22 Jul 1942 
End service 

For disposal in December 1945


Commands listed for HMS RML 542 (RML 542)

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1T/Lt. Charles Richard Perrin, RNVR1 Oct 1942late 1945

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Notable events involving RML 542 include:

RML 542 was based at St Mary's on the Isles of Scilly as Rescue Motor Launch until the end of the war when the boat was disposed of and became the Western Lady 2 working as a pleasure boat out of Brixham in Devon.

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