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


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