Sittingbourne Shipbuilding Company, Kent 13/10/41
- 1/1/42 110th ML Flotilla
(Destined for East Indies)
ML 1057 and ML 1080 at Hamble awaiting freighting.
ML 1072, ML 1082, ML 1084, ML 1086, ML 1087 and ML 1088 to be freighted upon completion
- 13/1/43 HMS Bredon with ML 278 and ML 1072 sailed from Bathurst for Freetown, escorting HM Tug Charon, SS Starling, and SS Kajang
- 15/1/43 HMS Bredon with ML 278 and ML 1072 arrived Freetown, escorting HM Tug Charon, SS Starling, and SS Kajang
- 1/2/43 ML 1072 escorting Malakal sailed from Freetown for Sulima
- 5/2/43 ML 1072 arrived Freetown, escorting Malakal from Sulima
- 18/4/43 HMS Burdock, HMS Crocus, HMS Portsdown and HMS Butser with ML 209, ML 272, ML 1072, and ML 1231 sailed from Freetown, escorting Convoy FT 7 (five ships).
HMS Burdock and HMS Crocus with ML 1072 and ML 1231 to Bathurst with SS New Northland and SS Pinto. HMS Burdock and HMS Crocus to escort remaining ships towards Trinidad, subsequently to disperse and proceed to Recife to escort HM LSTs to Freetown.
- 20/4/43 HMS Portsdown and Butser with ML 1072 and ML 1231 arrived Bathurst, from Freetown, escorting SS New Northland and S.S. Pinto
- 24/4/43 HMS Orfasy with ML 1072 and ML 1231 sailed from Bathurst, escorting Cable Ship Lady Dennison Pender to repair cable
- 26/4/43 HMS Orfasy with ML 1072 and ML 1231 arrived Bathurst from Dakar, escorting Cable Ship Lady Dennison Pender
- 30/8/44 Free French
Transferred at Dakar
Post War History
- 1945 French Navy = VP21