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ROYAL NAVY (UNITED KINGDOM)

COASTAL FORCES

Admiralty-type harbour defence motor launches (1940 - 1945)

ML1387 1943

SDML1321 1960

Names

ML1001, 1945 - SML1

ML1002 (ASL17)

ML1003 - 1007

ML1008 (ASL1)

ML1009

ML1010 (FDB59)

ML1011 - 1019

ML1020 (ASL2)

ML1021 (FDB57)

ML1022 (FDB60)

ML1023

ML1024 (ASL3)

ML1025 (FDB69)

ML1026 (FDB33)

ML1027 (FDB46)

ML1028 - 1030

ML1031 (ASL4)

ML1032

ML1033 - 1036 (FDB47 - 50)

ML1037 - 1039

ML1040 (ASL18)

ML1041 - 1046

ML1047 (FDB51)

ML1048

ML1049 (ASL5)

ML1050 - 1052

ML1053, 1/1945 - SML2

ML1054 - 1055

ML1056 (ASL6)

ML1057

ML1058 - 1059 (FDB53 - 53)

ML1060

ML1061 (RIN from 5/1943)

ML1062 - 1063

ML1064 (FDB61)

ML1065 - 1066

ML1067 (FDB34)

ML1068 (FDB54)

ML1069

ML1070 - 1071 (FDB55 - 56)

ML1072

ML1073 (RIN from 1943)

ML1075 (ASL19)

ML1076 - 1078

ML1079 (RIN 1943 - 1946)

ML1080, 1948 - P3501 ML3501

ML1081, 1945 - SML3, 1948 - P323 SML323

ML1082 - 1083

ML1084 (RIN 4/1942 - 1946)

ML1085, 1945 - SML4, 1948 - P324 SML324

ML1086

ML1087 (RIN 4/1942 - 1944)

ML1088 - 1089

ML1090 (RNZN from 6/1942)

ML1091, 1945 - SML5, 1948 - P325 SML325

ML1092 - 1099

ML1100 - 1104 (RIN from 1944)

ML1105, 1948 - P3502 ML3502

ML1106 - 1108

ML1121 - 1124

ML1125 (RAN 1943, RIN 1944)

ML1126 - 1128

ML1129 (RAN 11/1942)

ML1130 - 1139

ML1140 (ASL7), 1946 - Gannet

ML1141 - 1147

ML1148 (RIN from 1943)

ML1149 - 1150

ML1152 - 1160

ML1161 (RAN from 1/1943)

ML1162 - 1182

ML1195 - 1196

ML1205 - 1206 (Burma 1946)

ML1207 - 1253

ML1254, 1946 - MSU1

ML1255 - 1260

ML1269 - 1271

ML1272 (Burma 1945)

ML1273

ML1274 (FDB62)

ML1275

ML1276 (FDB63)

ML1277 - 1278

ML1279 (FDB70)

ML1280, 1948 - P3503 ML3503

ML1281 - 1285

ML1286 (Burma 4/1946)

ML1287 - 1294

ML1295 (FDB74), 1948 - P3512 ML3512

ML1296 - 1297

ML1298 (Burma 4/1946)

ML1299 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1300 (FDB64)

ML1301, 1946 - MSU2, 1948 - P352 SML352

ML1302 - 1303

ML1304 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1305

ML1306 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1307 - 1308

ML1309 (FDB75)

ML1310 (FDB79)

ML1312 - 1320 (FDB40 - 45)

ML1333 - 1335, 1948 - P3505-3507 ML3505 - 3507

ML1360 - 1363 (FDB28 - 31)

ML1364 - 1367

ML1368 (Burma 4/1946)

ML1369 - 1373

ML1374 (Burma 4/1946)

ML1375 - 1377

ML1378 (FDB80 Isis), 1948 - P3513 ML3513

ML1379 (FDB81)

ML1380 - 1381

ML1382 (ASL8)

ML1383 (FDB86)

ML1384

ML1385 - 1386, 1948 - P3508-3509 ML3508 - 3509

ML1387 (FDB76)

ML1388

ML1389 (FDB58)

ML1390 (FDB85)

ML1391 (FDB72), 1948 - P3515 ML3515

ML1392 (FDB73)

ML1393, 1945 - SML6, 1948 - P326 SML326

ML1394 - 1395

ML1396 (FDB82)

ML1397 (FDB65)

ML1398 - 1399

ML1400 (FDB35)

ML1401

ML1402 (FDB66)

ML1403

ML1404 (ASL9)

ML1405 - 1406 (FDB83 - 84)

ML1407

ML1408 (FDB78)

ML1409

ML1410 (ASL10)

ML1411 1945 - SML7, 1948 - P327 SML327

ML1412 (ASL11)

ML1413 - 1414

ML1415 - 1416 (ASL12 - 13)

ML1417 - 1418

ML1419 (ASL14)

ML1420, 1948 - P3510 ML3510

ML1421 (FDB77)

ML1422 (ASL15)

ML1423

ML1424 (Burma 4/1946)

ML1425 - 1433

ML1440 - 1446 (FDB15 - 21)

ML1447 - 1448

ML1449 (FDB32)

ML1450 (FDB11)

ML1451 - 1452 (FDB22 - 23)

ML1453 (FDB12)

ML1454 - 1455 (FDB24 - 25)

ML1456 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1457 - 1458

ML1459 (FDB36)

ML1460

ML1461 (ASL16)

ML1462 - 1463 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1464 - 1465

ML1466 (FDB67)

ML1467 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1468

ML1469 (FDB68)

ML1470

ML1471 (FDB71)

ML1472 - 1473 (FDB13 - 14)

ML1474 - 1475 (FDB26 - 27)

ML1476

ML1477 - 1478 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1479 - 1482

ML1483 (FDB37)

ML1484 - 1485

ML1486 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1487

ML1488 (Burma 8/1945)

ML1489 (FDB38)

ML1490 - 1492

ML1493 (FDB39)

ML1494

RAN:

ML1074

ML1125 (1943 - 1944)

ML1129 (from 11/1942)

ML1161 (from 1943)

ML1321 - 1329

ML1338 - 1347

ML1352 - 1359

RNZN:

ML1090 (from 6/1942)

ML1183, 1950 - P3551 SDML3551, 1956 - P3551 Mako, 1970 - P3551 Makro

ML1184, 1950 - P3552 SDML3552, 1956 - P3552 Paea

ML1185, 1948 - Bombardier, 1950 - P3567 SDML3567 Managa

ML1186

ML1187, 1950 - P3556B SDML3556B, 1956 - P3556B Tarapunga

ML1188, 1950 - P3556A SDML3556A, 1955 - P3556A Takupu

ML1189

ML1190, 1950 - P3562 SDML3562, 1956 - P3562 Olphert, 1967 - P3562 Parore

ML1191, 1950 - P3353 SDML3353, 1961 - P3353 Tamaki, 1966 - P3353 Kahawai

ML1192, 1950 - P3554 SDML3554, 1961 - P3554 Irirangi, 1966 - P3554 Maroro

ML1193, 1950 - P3555 SDML3555, 1955 - P3555 Viti, 1959 - P3555 Ngapona, 1967 - P3555 Tamure

ML1194, 1948 - Ngapona, 1950 - P3561 SDML3561

ML1348, 1950 - P3563 SDML3563, 1956 - P3563 Pegasus, 1967 - P3563 Kuparu, 1968 - P3563 Toroa

ML1349, 1950 - P3565, 1956 - P3565 Wakefield, 1964 - P3565 Haku

ML1350, 1950 - P3564, 1956 - P3564 Toroa, 1967 - P3564 Koura

ML1351, 1951 - P3351 Aotearoa

RIN:

ML1061 (from 5/1943)

ML1073 (from 1943)

ML1079 (1943 - 1946)

ML1084 (4/1942 - 1946)

ML1087 (4/1942 - 1944)

ML1100 - 1104 (from 1944)

ML1109

ML1110, 1951 - P3110

ML1111

ML1112, 1951 - P3112

ML1113 - 1116

ML1117 - 1118, 1951 - P3117 - 3118

ML1119 - 1120

ML1125 (from 1944)

ML1148 (from 1943)

ML1151 (from 1944)

ML1261 - 1263, 1951 - P3517 - 3519

ML1264 - 1265

ML1266, 1950 - P3520

ML1267 - 1268

SAN:

ML1197 - 1204

ML1330 - 1332

 

all ML boats were reclassified as HDML in 1944, as SDML in 1949 and SDB in 1959.

Builders

Lady Bee, Isleworth: ML1001

Sussex SB Co., Shoreham: ML1002, 1007, 1008, 1085 - 1087, 1121 - 1124, 1223, 1224, 1292 - 1295

Walker, Colombo, Ceylon: ML1003, 1004, 109, 1070, 1164 - 1166, 1370, 1371

Hillyard, Littlehampton: ML1005, 1006, 1056, 1057, 1158, 1159, 1235, 1236,1269 - 1272, 1401, 1402, 1458 - 1460

Anderson Rigden & Perkins, Whitstable: ML1009, 1010, 1146, 1147, 1233, 1234, 1273 - 1275, 1382, 1383, 1403, 1404, 1479, 1480

Newman, Hamworthy: ML1011, 1012, 1040 - 1044, 1209, 1210, 1225, 1226, 1249 -1254, 1368, 1369, 1384 - 1387, 1405, 1406, 1493, 1494

Berthon Boat, Lymington: ML1013, 1014, 1025, 1026, 1031, 1032, 1037, 1038, 1046, 1047, 1125 - 1128, 1237 - 1240, 1256 - 1260, 1372, 1373, 1390 - 1393, 1413, 1414, 1465 - 1468, 1483 - 1485

Blackmore, Bideford: ML1015, 1016, 1065, 1066, 1083, 1084, 1150 - 1153, 1231, 1232, 1300 - 1303, 1376 - 1379, 1409 - 1412, 1456, 1457, 1486, 1487

Harland & Wolff, Belfast: ML1017, 1018, 1034, 1035, 1092 - 1095

Bunn, Wroxham: ML1019, 1020, 1036, 1054, 1055, 1154, 1155, 1308 - 1310

Robinson, Lowestoft: ML1021, 1022, 1073 - 1075, 1137 - 1139, 1245 - 1248, 1396, 1397, 1481, 1482

Sittingbourne SB Co.: ML1023, 1024, 1071, 1072, 1160, 1161, 1227, 1228, 1281, 1282, 1388, 1389, 1469 - 1471

Bute Slip, Clyde: ML1027, 1028, 1156, 1157, 1279, 1280

McGruer, Clynder: ML1029, 1030, 1048 - 1050, 1088, 1089, 1229, 1230, 1296 - 1299, 1415 - 1418, 1461 - 1464, 1490 - 1492

Bolson, Poole: ML1033, 1045, 1064, 1081, 1082, 1140, 1141

Morgan Giles, Teignmouth: ML1039, 1051 - 1053

Woods, Potter Heigham: ML1058 - 1061, 1142 - 1145, 1304 - 1307, 1419, 1420

Thornycroft, Singapore: ML1062, 1063, 1096, 1097, 1167 - 1170, 1213 - 1220

Moody, Swanwick Shore: ML1067, 1068, 1148, 1149, 1221, 1222, 1276 - 1278, 1374, 1375, 1421 - 1423, 1488, 1489

McLean, Renfrew: ML1073 - 1079, 1241 - 1244, 1394, 1395, 1407, 1408, 1476 - 1478

Elkins, Christchurch: ML1080, 1162, 1163, 1398 - 1400

Ranalah Yacht Yard, Wooton: ML1090, 1091

Nichol, Durban, South Africa: ML1098, 1099, 1197 - 1202, 1330 - 1337

Irrawadi Flotilla Co., Rangoon, Burma: ML1100 - 1103

Rangoon DYd, Burma: ML1104

Africa Mirine, Mombasa, Kenya: ML1105 - 1108, 1195, 1196

Mohatta, Karachi, India: ML1109 - 1111, 1265 - 1267, 1424 - 1427

Hooghly Dock, Calcutta, India: ML1112 - 1113

Bombay Steam Navigation, India: ML1114, 1432

Garden Reach, Calcutta, India: ML1115, 1120

Bombay DYd, India: ML1116, 1117, 1261 - 1264

India General Navigation, Calcutta, India: ML1118, 1119

Thornycroft, Hampton: ML1129 - 1136, 1211, 1212, 1283 - 1291

Dodge, Newport News, USA: ML1171 - 1182, 1364 - 1367

Madden & Lewis, Sausalito, USA: ML1183 - 1186

Everett, Washington, USA: ML1187 - 1190

Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, USA: ML1191 - 1194

Spadbrow, Durban, South Africa: ML1203, 1204

Truscott, St. Joseph, USA: ML1205 - 1208, 1344 - 1347

Scindia, Bombay, India: ML1268, 1430, 1431

Pehara, Alexandria, Egypt: ML1315 - 1320

Purdon & Featherstone, Hobart, Australia: ML1321, 1322

MacFarland, Adelaide, Australia: ML1323, 1324, 1327 - 1329, 1380, 1381

Jack, Launceston, Australia: ML1325, 1326

Leek, New Jersey, USA: ML1338, 1339

Thorsen, Ellsworth, USA: ML1340 - 1343

Ackerman, Azusa, USA: ML1348 - 1351

Freeport SYd, Long Island, USA: ML1352 - 1355, 1444 - 1446

Elscot, City Island, USA: ML1356 - 1359

Edgar, Rye, USA: ML1360 - 1363

Alcock Ashdown, Karachi, India: ML1428, 1429

Armedi SYd, Bombay, India: ML1433

Hiltebrant, Kingston, USA: ML1440 - 1443

Quincy Adams, USA: ML1447 - 1449

Harris & Parsons, Greenwich, USA: ML1450 - 1452

Perkins & Vaughan, Wickford, USA: ML1453 - 1455

Huskins Yacht Co., USA: ML1472 - 1475

Completed

9 - 11/1940: ML1011, 1029 - 1032, 1039

1 - 12/1941: ML1001 - 1010, 1012 - 1028, 1033 - 1038, 1040 - 1054, 1056 - 1059, 1064 - 1073, 1075 - 1078, 1080 - 1083, 1085, 1086, 1088, 1100 - 1104

1 - 12/1942: ML1055, 1060 - 1063, 1074, 1079, 1084, 1087, 1089 - 1091, 1098, 1099, 1121 - 1153, 1156 - 1165, 1171, 1172 1209 - 1212, 1221, 1225 - 1227, 1229 - 1240, 1249, 1250, 1255

1 - 12/1943: ML1105 - 1107, 1115, 1120, 1154, 1155, 1166, 1173 - 1194, 1197 - 1204, 1222 - 1224, 1228, 1241 - 1248, 1251 - 1254, 1256 - 1260, 1269 - 1279, 1281 - 1308, 1321, 1325, 1360 - 1362, 1364 - 1369, 1372 - 1388, 1390 - 1392, 1394, 1395, 1398, 1407, 1409, 1415, 1421

1 - 12/1944: ML1108 - 1114, 1116 - 1119, 1195, 1205, 1265 - 1267, 1280, 1309, 1310, 1322 - 1324, 1326, 1327, 1329 - 1334, 1336 - 1343, 1347 - 1359, 1363, 1389, 1393, 1396, 1397, 1399, 1401 - 1406, 1408, 1410 - 1414, 1416 - 1420, 1422, 1423, 1447, 1456 - 1458, 1461 - 1463, 1465 - 1470, 1476 - 1479, 1486, 1488

1 - 12/1945: ML1206, 1261 - 1263, 1268, 1315 - 1320, 1328, 1335, 1344 - 1346, 1370, 1400, 1424, 1425, 1430, 1432, 1440 - 1446, 1448 - 1455, 1459, 1471 - 1475, 1480, 1483, 1489, 1493

Losses

lost incomplete: ML1092 - 1095 (5/1941), 1096 - 1097 (2/1942), 1167 - 1170 (2/1942), 1213 - 1220 (2/1942)

cancelled: ML1196, 1207, 1208, 1264, 1371, 1426 - 1429, 1431, 1433, 1460, 1464, 1481, 1482, 1484, 1485, 1487, 1490 - 1492, 1494

ML1003 (20/4/1941), ML1011 (10/5/1941), ML1015 (?/10/1943), ML1019 (CTL ?/7/1944), ML1030 (28/5/1941), ML1037 (20/4/1941), ML1039 (23/6/1942), ML1054 (11/10/1943), ML1057 (13/10/1944), ML1060 (6/8/1944), ML1062 (16/2/1942), ML1063 (1/3/1942), ML1069 (23/6/1942), ML1083 (20/2/1944), ML1090 (11/7/1942), ML1119 (7/10/1944), ML1121 (31/12/1943), ML1147 (7/1944), ML1153 (9/1942), ML1154 (14/5/1943), ML1157 (4/1943), ML1163 (5/1/1945), ML1179 (21/8/1944), P3561 Ngapoa (8/11/1957), ML1212 (4/1943), ML1226 (4/10/1945), ML1227 (5/10/1944), ML1244 (25/11/1943), ML1259 (31/10/1944), ML1289 (25/11/1943), ML1380 (1/5/1944), ML1381 (26/8/1944 captured by German craft), ML1388 (24/12/1943), ML1394 (1946), ML1417 (15/2/1945)

Transfers

Italy: ML1004 (3/1946), ML1012 (3/1946), ML1017 (3/1946), ML1023 (3/1946), ML1028 (3/1946), ML1155 (3/1946), ML1239 (3/1946), ML1251 (2/1946)

France: ML1021 (VP25, 7/1946), ML1022 (VP26, 12/1947), ML1067 (VP24, 1/1948), ML1072 (VP21, 8/1943), ML1127 (VP11, 1943), ML1128 (VP6, 1944), ML1132 (VP8, 9/1943), ML1133 (VP7, 9/1943), ML1136 (VP14, 1944), ML1138 (VP2, 5/1943), ML1139 (VP16, 1944), ML1141 (VP22, 8/1943), ML1142 (VP13, 1/1944), ML1143 (VP31 Palmyre, 1944), ML1144 (VP15, 2/1944), ML1152 (VP11, 1944), ML1164 (VP32 Baalbek, 1944), ML1166 (VP5, 1945), ML1223 (VP3, 1945), ML1225 (VP12, 1944), ML1228 (VP6, 1944), ML1229 (VP749, 1946), ML1231 (VP23, 8/1943), ML1233 (VP3, 6/1943), ML1240 (VP4, 6/1943), ML1249 (VP1, 4/1943), ML1250 (VP10, 12/1943), ML1273 (VP82, 1946), ML1293 (7/1946), ML1370 (VP72, 3/1946), ML1372 (1946), ML1377 (VP71, 7/1946), ML1423 (VP747, 1946), ML1425 (VP41, 3/1946), ML1432 (VP81, 7/1946), ML1457 (VP42, 7/1946)

Greece: ML1032 (1947), ML1051 (9/1945), ML1149 (Klissoura, 9/1945), ML1221 (Bizani, 8/1945), ML1252 (Farsala, 11/1945), ML1292 (Distraton, 9/1945), ML1307 (Karia, 11/1945), ML1375 (Kastraki, 11/1945)

China: ML1033 (1947), ML1047 (1947), ML1058 (1947), ML1059 (1947), ML1068 (1947), ML1390 (1947), ML1405 (1947), ML1406 (1947)

Malaya: ML3502 (Sri Trengganu, 1949), ML3505 (Sri Pahang, 5/1958), ML3506 (Sri Negri Sembilan, 9/1950), ML3507 (Sri Perak, 3/1954), ML1336 (7/1947), ML1376 (7/1947), ML3508 (Sri Kelantan, 12/1950), ML3509 (1949), ML1398 (7/1947)

Portugal: ML1106 (4/1947), ML1108 (4/1947)

Turkey: ML1124 (LM1, 1943), ML1135 (LM2, 3/1943), ML1153 (1942), ML1243 (LM8, 11/1943), ML1245 (LM7, 10/1943), ML1256 (LM3, 8/1943), ML1282 (LM6, 10/1943), LM1294 (LM5, 10/1943), ML1296 (LM4, 8/1943)

Pakistan, 1949: ML1261 - 1263, 1266

Israel: ML1277 (1946)

Philippines: ML1322 (1958), ML1326 - 1329 (1958)

Iran: SML323 (1949), ML1323 (6/1956), ML1389 (1/1949)

Netherlands: ML1260 (1946), ML1337 (1946), ML1400 (5/1946), ML1407 (10/1945), ML1409 (10/1945), ML1440 (1945), ML1449 - 1451 (1945), ML1453 (1945), ML1454 (1945), ML1470 (1947), ML1472 - 1475 (1945), ML1479 (1947), ML1489 (1945), ML1493 (1945)

Nigeria: ML1391 (3/1959)

Burma Govt: ML1205 - 1206 (from 1946); ML1272 (from 1945); ML1286 (from 4/1946); ML1298 (from 4/1946); ML1299 (from 8/1945); ML1304 (from 8/1945); ML1306 (from 8/1945); ML1368 (from 4/1946); ML1374 (from 4/1946); ML1424 (from 4/1946); ML1456 (from 8/1945); ML1462 - 1463 (from 8/1945); ML1467 (from 8/1945); ML1477 - 1478 (from 8/1945); ML1486 (from 8/1945); ML1488 (from 8/1945)

Discarding

1945: ML1009, 1013, 1019, 1043 - 1045, 1065, 1066, 1076 - 1078, 1137, 1147, 1160, 1195, 1209, 1318, 1330, 1332, 1441 - 1446, 1452, 1455, 1465

1946: ML1002, 1005 - 1008, 1014, 1016, 1018, 1020, 1024, 1027, 1029, 1031, 1038, 1040 - 1042, 1046, 1048 - 1050, 1052, 1055, 1056, 1061, 1073, 1075, 1086, 1088, 1089, 1099, 1114 - 1116, 1122, 1123, 1126, 1130, 1131, 1134, 1145, 1146, 1156, 1158, 1159, 1162, 1165, 1189, 1210, 1211, 1222, 1230, 1232, 1234, 1235, 1237, 1238, 1241, 1242, 1246, 1248, 1253, 1255, 1257, 1269 - 1271, 1278, 1283 - 1285, 1287, 1288, 1290, 1291, 1297, 1302, 1303, 1308, 1315 - 1317, 1319, 1320, 1331, 1373, ASL8, ML1383, 1384, 1395, 1399, 1401, 1403, ASL9, 10, 11, ML14113, 1414, ASL12, 13, ML1418, ASL15, ML1430, 1447, 1448, 1459, ASL16, ML1480, 1483

1947: ML1025, 1026, 1034, 1035, 1064, 1071, 1079, 1082, 1084, 1087, 1098, 1100 - 1104, 1109, 1111, 1113, 1120, 1125, 1129, 1148, 1150, 1151, 1161, 1171 - 1178, 1180 - 1182, 1186, 1224, 1236, 1247, 1258, 1265, 1267, 1268, 1275, 1276, 1305, 1310, 1360 - 1367, 1379, 1392, 1396, 1421, 1458, 1466, 1468, 1469, 1476

1948: ML1010, 1036, 1070, 1074, 1107, 1300, 1309, 1408, 1471

1949: SML1, ML1205, 1206, 1281, 1338 - 1347, 1352 - 1359

1951: ML3110, 3112, 3117, 3118, 1351 Aotearoa

1953: SML327

1954: MSU1

1957: ASL7 Gannet

1958: SML325, P3556B Tarapunga, P3556A Takupu, SDML3511, 3503, 3512, 3513, 3514, ASL14 Peregrine

1959: SML322, 324, 326, SDML3510

1961: SDML1197 - 1204

1966: SML352, SDML3516 Medusa

1971: SDML1321

1972: P3554 Maroro

1975: P3551 Makro, P3562 Parore, P3353 Kahawai, P3555 Tamure

1980: Managa

1982: SDB1324

1992: SDB1325

late 1990s: P3552 Paea, P3563 Toroa, P3565 Haku, P3564 Koura

 

Displacement standard, t

44 - 46

Displacement full, t

52 - 54

Length, m

22.0

Breadth, m

4.83

Draught, m

1.40 deep load

No of shafts

2

Machinery

ML1321 - 1329: 2 Buda Lanova diesels

ML1338 - 1367, 1440 - 1455: 2 Hercules diesels

ML1011 - 1016, 1025, 1026, 1031 - 1033, 1037 - 1039, 1041 - 1044, 1046, 1047, 1051 - 1055, 1058 - 1061, 1064 - 1066, 1071 - 1074, 1080 - 1087, 1090, 1091, 1098, 1099, 1105 - 1108, 1125 - 1128, 1139 - 1145, 1148 - 1153, 1162, 1163, 1195 - 1204, 1209, 1210, 1221, 1222, 125, 1226, 1231, 1232, 1245, 1246, 1249 - 1254, 1258 - 1260, 1269 - 1272, 1276 - 1278, 1292 - 1295, 1300 - 1307, 1330 - 1337, 1368, 1369, 1374 - 1379, 1384 - 1387, 1390 - 1393, 1398 - 1402, 1405, 1406, 1409 - 1414, 1419 - 1423, 1456 - 1460, 1465 - 1468, 1486 - 1489, 1493, 1494: 2 Gardner diesels

ML1017, 1018, 1027 - 1030, 1034 - 1036, 1048 - 1050, 1078, 1079, 1088, 1089, 1092 - 1095, 1109 - 1120, 1156, 1157, 1205 - 1208, 1279, 1280, 1296 - 1299, 1308 - 1310, 1370, 1371, 1394, 1395, 1407, 1408, 1415 - 1418, 1430 - 1433, 1461 - 1464, 1476 - 1478: 2 Glennifer diesels

ML1171 - 1194, 1315 - 1320: 2 Gray diesels

ML1001 - 1010, 1021 - 1024, 1040, 1062, 1063, 1075, 1121 - 1124, 1129 - 1138, 1146, 1147, 1154, 1155, 1158 - 1161, 1164 - 1166, 1211, 1212, 1223, 1224, 1227 - 1230, 1233 - 1244, 1247, 1248, 1255 - 1257, 1261 - 1268, 1273 - 1275, 1281 - 1291, 1372, 1373, 1382, 1383, 1388, 1389, 1396, 1397, 1403, 1404, 1424 - 1429, 1469 - 1471, 1479, 1480: 2 Thornycroft diesels

ML1019, 1020, 1045, 1056, 1057, 1067 - 1070, 1076, 1077, 1096, 1097, 1100 - 1104, 1167 - 1170, 1213 - 1220, 1380, 1381, 1472 - 1475, 1481 - 1485, 1490 - 1492: 2 unknown diesels

Power, h. p.

ML1321 - 1329: 300

ML1338 - 1367, 1440 - 1455: 480

ML1011 - 1016, 1025, 1026, 1031 - 1033, 1037 - 1039, 1041 - 1044, 1046, 1047, 1051 - 1055, 1058 - 1061, 1064 - 1066, 1071 - 1074, 1080 - 1087, 1090, 1091, 1098, 1099, 1105 - 1108, 1125 - 1128, 1139 - 1145, 1148 - 1153, 1162, 1163, 1195 - 1204, 1209, 1210, 1221, 1222, 125, 1226, 1231, 1232, 1245, 1246, 1249 - 1254, 1258 - 1260, 1269 - 1272, 1276 - 1278, 1292 - 1295, 1300 - 1307, 1330 - 1337, 1368, 1369, 1374 - 1379, 1384 - 1387, 1390 - 1393, 1398 - 1402, 1405, 1406, 1409 - 1414, 1419 - 1423, 1456 - 1460, 1465 - 1468, 1486 - 1489, 1493, 1494: 300

ML1017, 1018, 1027 - 1030, 1034 - 1036, 1048 - 1050, 1078, 1079, 1088, 1089, 1092 - 1095, 1109 - 1120, 1156, 1157, 1205 - 1208, 1279, 1280, 1296 - 1299, 1308 - 1310, 1370, 1371, 1394, 1395, 1407, 1408, 1415 - 1418, 1430 - 1433, 1461 - 1464, 1476 - 1478: 320

ML1171 - 1194, 1315 - 1320: 330

ML1001 - 1010, 1021 - 1024, 1040, 1062, 1063, 1075, 1121 - 1124, 1129 - 1138, 1146, 1147, 1154, 1155, 1158 - 1161, 1164 - 1166, 1211, 1212, 1223, 1224, 1227 - 1230, 1233 - 1244, 1247, 1248, 1255 - 1257, 1261 - 1268, 1273 - 1275, 1281 - 1291, 1372, 1373, 1382, 1383, 1388, 1389, 1396, 1397, 1403, 1404, 1424 - 1429, 1469 - 1471, 1479, 1480: 260

ML1019, 1020, 1045, 1056, 1057, 1067 - 1070, 1076, 1077, 1096, 1097, 1100 - 1104, 1167 - 1170, 1213 - 1220, 1380, 1381, 1472 - 1475, 1481 - 1485, 1490 - 1492: unknown diesels

Max speed, kts

ML1321 - 1329: 11.5

ML1338 - 1367, 1440 - 1455: 13.5

ML1011 - 1016, 1025, 1026, 1031 - 1033, 1037 - 1039, 1041 - 1044, 1046, 1047, 1051 - 1055, 1058 - 1061, 1064 - 1066, 1071 - 1074, 1080 - 1087, 1090, 1091, 1098, 1099, 1105 - 1108, 1125 - 1128, 1139 - 1145, 1148 - 1153, 1162, 1163, 1195 - 1204, 1209, 1210, 1221, 1222, 125, 1226, 1231, 1232, 1245, 1246, 1249 - 1254, 1258 - 1260, 1269 - 1272, 1276 - 1278, 1292 - 1295, 1300 - 1307, 1330 - 1337, 1368, 1369, 1374 - 1379, 1384 - 1387, 1390 - 1393, 1398 - 1402, 1405, 1406, 1409 - 1414, 1419 - 1423, 1456 - 1460, 1465 - 1468, 1486 - 1489, 1493, 1494: 11.8

ML1017, 1018, 1027 - 1030, 1034 - 1036, 1048 - 1050, 1078, 1079, 1088, 1089, 1092 - 1095, 1109 - 1120, 1156, 1157, 1205 - 1208, 1279, 1280, 1296 - 1299, 1308 - 1310, 1370, 1371, 1394, 1395, 1407, 1408, 1415 - 1418, 1430 - 1433, 1461 - 1464, 1476 - 1478: 11.5

ML1171 - 1194, 1315 - 1320: 11.9

ML1001 - 1010, 1021 - 1024, 1040, 1062, 1063, 1075, 1121 - 1124, 1129 - 1138, 1146, 1147, 1154, 1155, 1158 - 1161, 1164 - 1166, 1211, 1212, 1223, 1224, 1227 - 1230, 1233 - 1244, 1247, 1248, 1255 - 1257, 1261 - 1268, 1273 - 1275, 1281 - 1291, 1372, 1373, 1382, 1383, 1388, 1389, 1396, 1397, 1403, 1404, 1424 - 1429, 1469 - 1471, 1479, 1480: 11

ML1019, 1020, 1045, 1056, 1057, 1067 - 1070, 1076, 1077, 1096, 1097, 1100 - 1104, 1167 - 1170, 1213 - 1220, 1380, 1381, 1472 - 1475, 1481 - 1485, 1490 - 1492: 11 - 12.5

Fuel, t

diesel oil 7500 l

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

earlier boats: 1 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I or 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 2 x 1 - 7.7/87, 8 DC

boats completed from 1943 (mostly): 1 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I or 1 x 1 - 40/51 QF Mk XIV or 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

boats completed from 1944 - 1945 (mostly): 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

Sensors

completed 1940-1943: type 134 sonar

completed 1943-1945: type 291U radar (some), type 134 sonar

Complement

10

Ship project history: Wooden-hulled round-bilge boats with good seaworthiness.

Modernizations: by 1945 the majority was armed with 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV or (1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV), 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

                84 boats: 1 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

                46 boats: 2 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

                50 boats: 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 1 - 12.7/62, 8 DC

                22 boats: 1 x 1 - 47/40 3pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 1 x 1 - 40/39 2pdr QF Mk VIII, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

                13 boats: 1 x 1 - 40/56 Bofors Mk I/III, 1 x 1 - 20/70 Oerlikon Mk II/IV, 2 x 2 - 7.7/94, 8 DC

Naval service: ASL are "air safety launches". FDB are "fast despatch boats". SDML means "seaward defence motor launches" and SDB are "seaward defence boats"

ML1139

ML1115 1946

Ivan Gogin, 2008-10