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MTB 727

MTB 727

From the collection of Fred Bray

Courtesy of Paul Bray

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Transferred to the RCN: 07 Jan 1944

Removed from service: 21 May 1945

Returned to RN: 21 May 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

In Jan 1944, MTB 727 was listed as part of the 65th MTB Flotilla. She was a Type "D" MTB, Displacement: 102 tons, Length: 115 ft, Beam: 21.25 ft, Draught: 5.25 ft, Speed: 29 kts, 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 727 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. MTB 727 was returned to the RN on 21 May 1945.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Leslie Ralph McLernon, DSC, RCNVR - 07 Jul 1944 - 04 Apr 1945

Lt George Douglas Pattison, RCNVR - 05 Apr 1945 - 21 May 1945

 

     In memory of those who made the ultimate sacrifice    

     Lest We Forget     

 

- Book of Remembrance entry     - Grave or burial information

MCCALLUM, Lothrop Edward

LS, V18126, RCNVR

killed - 08 Oct 1944 

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

A-B

Beeman, John Henault

1922-2010

Bray, Frederick George

1923-2005

 

 

 

W-X

Wilson, John Robert

1923-1973

Served in MTB 727 04 Jan 1944 - 21 May 1945

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Christopher son, Robert William, A/Lt, RCNVR - 21 Mar 1944

MacBeth, Archibald

 

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Crew photos for MTB 727

 

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