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MTB 466

MTB 466

Source: Flickr photo collection of Don Gorham

 

Transferred to the RCN: 29 Mar 1944

Fate: Destroyed by fire on 14 Feb1945 

 

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.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Sherwood Bernet Marshall, RCNVR - 29 Mar 1944 - 27 Jul 1944

Lt Thomas Keith Scobie, RCNVR - 28 Jul 1944 - 17 Sep 1944

Lt Sherwood Barnet Marshall, RCNVR - 18 Sep 1944 - 07 Jan 1945

Lt Joseph Murray Adam, RCNVR - 08 Jan 1945 - 14 Feb 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

HALE, William Frederick

Lt, RCNVR, M.I.D.

killed - 14 Feb 1945 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

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