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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

MTB 463

MTB 463


Transferred to the RCN: 16 Mar 1944

Fate: Sunk by a mine on 07 Jul 1944


MTB 463 was a "G" Type MTB, Displacement: 44 tons, Length: 71.75 ft, Beam 20.6 ft, Draught: 5.6 ft, Speed: 39 kts, Complement: 3 officers, 14 men, Armament: 1-6pdr, 2-20mm (1xII) 4- 18in TT.  While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned in the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS Stadacona (tenders were not commissioned vessels). MTB 463 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. On 07 Jul 1944, MTB 463 was sunk by a mine in the English Channel.  MTB 466 pick up her crew - none were lost.


Commanding Officers

Lt Douglas Glen Creba, RCNVR - 16 Mar 1944 - 07 Jul 1944


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Brown, Clifford







Former Crew Members

Germaniuk, Peter (Gery) 





Crew photos for MTB 463

The Memory Project - Peter (Gery) Germaniuk