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MTB 460

MTB 460

Source: World Naval Ship Forums

 

Transferred to RCN: 25 Feb 1944

Fate: Sunk on 02 Jul 1944

 

MTB 460 was a "G" Type MTB. Displacement: 44 tons, Length: 71.75 ft, Beam: 20.6 ft, Draught: 5.6 ft, speed: 39kts, Complement: 3 officers, 14 men, Armament: 1-6pdr, 2-20mm (1xII) 4-18in TT. While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned into the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS Stadacona (tenders were not commissioned vessels). MTB 460 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was sunk by mine on 02 Jul 1944 with a loss of 10 men.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt David Allison Killam, DSC, RCNVR - 25 Feb 44 - 01 Jul 44

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

 

ASHMORE, George Alfred

AB, V39231, RCNVR

killed - 02 Jul 1944 

BUTTON, Edmund Arthur

Sto, V46458, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

GEORGE, Douglas

PO M.M., V33991, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

GRANT, George

AB, V54171, RCNVR

killed - 02 Jul 1944 

HARTLEY, John

Sto, V12789, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

HUNT, Howard Alfred

Lt, RCNVR

MPK - 02 Jul 1944 

Drafted to MTB 460 on 25 Feb 1944

KILLAM, David Allison

Lt, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

LAWSON, Louis Douglas

Sto, V59484, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

LEE, Jack

LS, V18161, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

THOMPSON, Peter

Tel, V11965, RCNVR

MPK - 03 Jul 1944 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

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