Motor Launches

Motor Launches

Motor Launches

The engine room of a motor launch

Motor Launches were a product of the war, designed to meet the demand for higher numbers of vessels to sufficiently protect the UK coastline. They were high speed, hardy, simple, and effective. This artcile explores their origins, construction, and some of their stories. This article has been researched and written by MAT volunteer Andrew Daw.

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