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MTB 465


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Transferred to the RCN: 27 Mar 1944

Fate: Destroyed by fire on 14 Feb 1945 


MTB 465 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 465 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was destroyed by fire at Ostend, Belgium, on 14 Feb 1945 with the loss of 6 of her crew.


Crew photos


Commanding Officers

Lt Charles Donald Chaffey, RCNVR - 27 Mar 1944 - 14 Feb 1945


     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

BRUSH, John Clarence

O/Tel, V78763, RCNVR

killed - 14 Feb 1945

CROSS, Albert James

OS, V63983, RCNVR

killed - 14 Feb 1945 

KENNY, James A

AB, V41347, RCNVR

killed - 14 Feb 1945 

NAYDO, Michael John

AB, V16364, RCNVR

killed - 14 Feb 1945 

PARK, William Robert

AB, V48704, RCNVR

MPK - 14 Feb 1945

VASEY, Joseph W

AB, P/JX 349225

MPK - 14 Feb 1945


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Chaffey, Charles Donald







Former Crew Members

Barlow, Clement Vernon, A/Lt, RCNVR - 27 Mar 1944

Howard, John Francis, Slt, RCNVR - 09 Feb 1945