Allied Warships

HMS ML 443 (ML 443)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 443 
Built byBrooke Marine Ltd. (Oulton Broad, England, U.K.) 
Ordered29 Apr 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned30 Nov 1941 
Lost12 Jul 1944 

Mined and heavily damaged off Anzio, Italy on 12 July 1944. The bow to the bridge was blown off. The wreck was towed to Piombino where it was beached. All salvageable gear was removed and the hulk was declared a total loss.


We don't have any commands listed for HMS ML 443 (ML 443)

You can help improve this page
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

Notable events involving ML 443 include:

22 Nov 1942
HrMs O 15 (Lt.Cdr. G. Quint, RNN(R)) shifted from Dundee to Rosyth. She was escorted by HMS ML 443 (T/Lt. T.D.L. Platt, DSO, RNVR) (1)


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

Return to the Allied Warships section