Allied Warships

HMS ML 254 (ML 254)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 254 
Built byS. B. Hall (Glampton, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned8 May 1941 
End service 

For disposal in October 1945


Commands listed for HMS ML 254 (ML 254)

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1L. Brown, RNVR11 Jul 194325 May 1944
2B.R. McLaren, RNVR25 May 194414 Feb 1945
3T/Lt. Ian George McDougal, RNVR14 Feb 1945mid 1945

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Notable events involving ML 254 include:

19 Aug 1943
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. A.J. Schouwenaar, RNN) departed Dundee for Scapa Flow. She was escorted by the British Motor Launch HMS ML 254 (T/Lt. W.M. Russell, RNVR). (1)


  1. File (Dutch Archives, The Hague, Netherlands)

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