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MTB 735

MTB 735

Source: Naval Museum of Manitoba


Transferred to the RCN: 26 Feb 1944

Removed from service: 21 Jun 1945

Returned to RN: 21 Jun 1945

Fate: Unknown


MTB 735 was a "D" Type 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. In Feb 1944 she was listed a part of the 65th MTB Flotilla. 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 735 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was removed from service and returned to the RN on 21 Jun 1945.


Commanding Officers

Lt John William Collins, DSC, RCNVR - 14 Feb 1944 - 02 Oct 1944

Lt John Ross Culley, RCNVR - 03 Oct 1944 - 21 Jun 1945


     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten


Former Crew Members

Bartram, Ross Maitland, A/Lt, RCNVR - 25 Mar 1944




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