The Royal Navy is launching their new Fairmile B RML 529 Rescue Motor Launch to pick up sailors and airmen fighting for their lives in the Cruel Seas …
The Fairmile B class Motor Launch weighed in at 85 tonnes and 112 feet long. Crewed by 16 men it could make in the region of 20 knots through its 1200 hp petrol engines. The coastal forces were able to convert the Fairmile B into quite a varied assortment of roles and it was undoubtedly a valued workhorse for the small fleets.
This model represents Rescue Motor Launch 529 in standard configuration, including a 2pdr on the foredeck, depth charges and a 20mm on the stern.
RML529 – Built by Jas Miller (St. Monance, Scotland, U.K.), Commissioned 14 July 1942
Commanded by C C Campbell, RNVR 18 Aug 1942 – 22 Dec 1945
The Fairmile B RML 529 comes in packs of two (plus data cards) to boost your Royal Navy coastal forces.