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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.

 

Photos and Documents

 

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

 

 

 

Photos and Documents 

 

 

MTB 735 in Yarmouth, NS

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Boys of MTB 735

Jones, Newton, Starrett, Trebble, Lasuta?, McDonald

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

 

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