Allied Warships

HMS ML 481 (ML 481)

Motor Launch of the Fairmile B class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Launch
ClassFairmile B 
PennantML 481 
Built byFrank Curtis Ltd. (Looe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Aug 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned9 Apr 1942 
End service 

Sold in 1946


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Notable events involving ML 481 include:

1 May 1944
HMS Seraph (Lt. T. Russell-Walling, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Plymouth with HMS ML 186 (T/Lt. F.O.S. Man, RNVR), HMS ML 189 (T/Lt. W.J. Court, RNVR), HMS ML 181 (T/Lt. H.T. Kemsley, RNVR) and HMS ML 481 (T/Lt. W.A.N. Fell-Smith, TRNVR). (1)


  1. ADM 173/18698

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

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