Allied Warships

HMS ML 126 (ML 126)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 126 
Built byJas Miller (St. Monance,. Scotland, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned19 Sep 1940 
Lost27 Nov 1943 
History

Badly damaged by an explosion when 1.5 nautical miles south of entrance to Naples, Italy on 27 November 1943 and declared a total loss. No casualties. The motor launch most likely struck a floating mine.

 

Commands listed for HMS ML 126 (ML 126)

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CommanderFromTo
1G W Stead, RCNVRMay 194120 Oct 1943
2C H Pearse, RNVR20 Oct 194327 Nov 1943

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