Allied Warships

HMS ML 559 (ML 559)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 559 
Built byAldous Successors Ltd. (Brightlingsea, England, U.K.) 
Ordered28 Nov 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned29 Jan 1943 
End service 

Sold in 1948


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Notable events involving ML 559 include:

8 Apr 1943
HMS P 511 (Lt. J.S. Launders, RN) conducted A/S exercises off the Isle of Mull together with FFS Commandant Detroyant and HMS Promise (T/Lt. S.A. Sargent, RNVR), ML 559 (T/Lt. C.A. Head, RNVR) and ML 453 (T/Lt. L.V. Horne, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/17923

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

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