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MTB 736

MTB 736

From the collection of John R. Wilson

Courtesy of Jeff Bobbie

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Launched: 

Transferred to the RCN:: Apr 1944

Removed from service: 18 May 1945

Returned to RN: 18 May 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

MTB 736 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. While she flew the White Ensign, she was not commissioned in the RCN but instead was listed as a tender to HMCS Stadacona (tenders were not commissioned vessels). MTB 736 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. She was returned to the RN on 18 May 1945.

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Samuel Owen Greening, RCNVR - 31 Mar 1944 - 17 May 1944

Lt George Magnus Moors, RCNVR - 17 May 1944 - 03 Oct 1944

Lt J.R. Culley, RCNVR - 03 Oct 1944 - unk

Lt George Magnus Moors, RCNVR - unk - 18 May 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

G-H

Goodburn, Lisle Maher

1922-1992

 

 

 

 

 

Former Crew Members

Baine, Radar


Black, Motor Mechanic


Brown, Stoker


Brown, Telegraphist


Byers, 1st LT


Crozier, LS


Debruie, AB


Delin, OS


Dorset, AB


Dudley, LS


Gibbings, AB

Goodburn, Motor Mechanic


Greene, AA3


Hooper, H., AA3


Kelly, Telegraphist


McGregor, Lt, NavO


Monaghan, AA3


Moors, LT, C.O.


Mulligan, AA2


Olynick, Signalman


Parsons, AB

Phibbs, L/MM


Prest, Radar


Robinson, AAA3


Rossiter, PO/MM

 

Sale, John Robert, A/Lt, RCNVR - 10 Apr 1944


Smith, C/MM

 

Smith, Stewart, AA3 -


Turpin, Cox'n


Vale, STOKER


Venoit, STOKER


Walters, STOKER

 

Photos and Documents

 

Links

Crew photos for MTB 736

 

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