ML-191 (motor launch boat)

ML-191 was a British motor launch boat that disappeared in the North Sea while on passage from Norway.

Name: ML-191
Owner:  Royal Navy
Builder: Electric Launch Company
Completed: 1915
Maiden voyage: 1915
In service: 1915
Out of service: 29 September 1919
Fate: Disappeared
General characteristics
Type: motor launch boat
Tonnage: 37 disp
Length: 34.1 metres (111 ft 11 in)
Beam: 5.6 metres (18 ft 4 in)
Depth: 1.2 metres (3 ft 11 in)
Propulsion: Diesel engine
Speed: 19 knots


ML-191 was constructed in 1915 by the Electric Launch Company. She was completed in 1915 and she was named ML-191 and served from 1915 until her disappearance in 1919.

The ship was 34.1 metres (111 ft 11 in) long, with a beam of 5.6 metres (18 ft 4 in) and a depth of 1.2 metres (3 ft 11 in). The ship was assessed at 37 disp and she had a diesel engine that could reach a speed of 19 knots.


On 29 September 1919, ML-191 along with ML-18 and ML-62 were on passage from Norway when they disappeared in the North Sea. The crew and ships were never found, the number of casualties is unknown.[1]


The wreck position is currently unknown.


  1. "ML-191". Wrecksite. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
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