Allied Warships

HMAS ML 826 (ML 826)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Australian Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 826 
Built byNorman Wright (Sydney, Australia) 
Ordered19 May 1942 
Laid down 
Commissioned1 Jan 1944 
End service 

Sold in 1949


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Notable events involving ML 826 include:

7 Oct 1944
HMS Sirdar (Lt. J.A. Spender, RN) departed Fremantle for her 6th war patrol (4th in the Far East and 1st in the South-West Pacific area). She was ordered to patrol in the Sunda Strait and on the way back to Fremantle to reconnoitre Christmas Island. She was escorted out by HMAS ML 826.

For the daily positions of HMS Sirdar during this patrol see the map below.



  1. ADM 199/1869

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

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