For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

MTB 726

MTB 726

From the collection of John R. Wilson

Courtesy of Jeff Bobbie

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Transferred to the RCN: 02 Mar 1944

Removed from service: 22 May 1945

Returned to RN: 22 May 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

MTB 726 was a "D" Type, 115x21.25x5.25ft,  Displacement: 102 tons, Speed: 29kts, Complement: 4 Officers, 28 Men, Armament: 2-6pdrs, 2-20mm (1xII), 2-18in 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 726 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was returned to the RN on 22 May 1945.

 

Photos and Documents          Crew photos          The Ship's Bell

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Albert Perry Morrow, RCNVR - 01 Feb 1944 - 22 May 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

ALLISON, Charles Herbert

AB, V34987, RCNVR

killed - 23 May 1944 

EVANS, Donald Lewis

OS, V62018, RCNVR

killed - 23 May 1944 

MASON, Charles Roy

LS, 3884, RCN

killed - 23 May 1944 

 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

 

 

Former Crew Members

 

Garrilock, Robert Norm, Lt, RCNVR - 24 Feb 1944

Lee, William, AB, RCNVR - 1944

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

 

 

Canadian MTB Flotillas Rout Nazi E-Boats

 

Article on the Canadian MTBs that appeared in a magazine shortly after the action in which Seaman Donald Evans was killed.

 

2nd Article - OS Donald Evans, RCNVR and Able Seaman William Lee, RCNVR

 

Courtesy of Don Evans (nephew of OS Donald Evan)

 

MTB 726 - 1944

From the collection of Murray Varrin

Courtesy of Larry Varrin

 

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