Allied Warships

HMS ML 272 (ML 272)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 272 
Built byWallasea Bay Yacht Station (Rochford, England, U.K.) 
Ordered21 May 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned29 May 1941 
End service 

For disposal in November 1945


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Notable events involving ML 272 include:

24 Mar 1943
HMS P 615 (Lt. C.W.St.C. Lambert, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Freetown with HMS Copinsay (Skr. J.A. MacTean, RNR), ML 272 (T/Lt. J.A. Buchanan, RCNVR) and ML 277 (?). (1)


  1. ADM 199/635

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

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