Allied Warships

HMS ML 149 (ML 149)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 149 
Built byVosper (Portsmouth, England, U.K.) 
Ordered8 Jan 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned20 Feb 1941 
End service 

Sold in 1946


Commands listed for HMS ML 149 (ML 149)

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1W.H. Mitchell, RNVR23 Feb 1943mid 1945

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Notable events involving ML 149 include:

21 Aug 1944
HMS Varangian (Lt. A.J. Sumption, DSC, RNVR) departed Heysham for Rothesay. She was escorted by HMS ML 149 (T/Lt. W.H. Mitchell, RNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/19353

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

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