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M1 motor launches (1918/1921)



M1 1921

Names

M1 (ex-ML179), 1930s- H1; M2 (ex-ML185); M3 (ex-ML205); M4 (ex-ML239); M5 (ex-ML503), 1930s- H2; M6 (ex-ML532), 1930s- H3

Builders

Canadian Vickers, Montreal, Canada: M1-6

Completed

1918 // 1921: M1-6

Losses

M3 (1925)

Transfers

none

Discarding

1926: M2, 4

1930s: H1-3

Displacement normal, t

37

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

24.4

Breadth, m

3.70

Draught, m

1.20

No of shafts

2

Machinery

petrol engines

Power, h. p.

440

Max speed, kts

19

Fuel, t

petrol

Armament

1 x 1 - 47/50 Vickers or 1 x 1 - 47/40 Hotchkiss, 2 DCR, sweeps

Complement

8

Ship project history: Mass-produced multi-purpose motor launches used for patrol and anti-submarine services also for minesweeping. Six were purchased for use on the Moroccan coast.

Modernizations: None

Naval service: No significant events.

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