For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
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 466 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 one of her crew.
In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice
Lest We Forget
Lt, RCNVR, M.I.D.
killed - 14 Feb 1945
In memory of those who have crossed the bar
They shall not be forgotten