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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

MTB 746

 

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Launched: 

Transferred to the RCN: 19 May 1944

Removed from service: 18 May 1945

Returned to RN: 18 May 1945

Fate: Unknown

 

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). She was a "D" Type MTB, Displacement: 102 tons, Length: 115 ft, Beam: 25 ft, Draught: 5.25 ft, Speed: 29 kts, Complement: 4 officers, 28 men, Armament: 2-6 pdrs, 2-20mm(1xII), 2-18in TT. MTB-746 took part in the D-Day landings on 06 Jun 1944. MTB 746 was returned to the RN on 18 May 1945.

 

Crew photos          Photos and Documents

 

Commanding Officers

Lt Samuel Owen Greening, RCNVR - 19 May 1944 - 20 Dec 1944

Lt G.D. Pattison, RCNVR - 21 Dec 1944 - 15 Jan 1945

Lt John William Collins, DSC, RCNVR - 16 Jan 1945 - 18 May 1945

 

     In memory of those who have crossed the bar    

They shall not be forgotten

Q-R

Ritchie, Thomas Stewart

1924-2012

 

 

 

 

S-T

Savage, Emery

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Photos and Documents

 

"Dint"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Mac and Jucli on the stern of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

O'Neil

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

McKeage

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

MTBs in Yarmouth, NS

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Atkins"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Kieran"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"The boys of 746"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"McKeage and Nunn"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

RAF Crash Boat

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

MTB Flotilla heading out at night

Photo taken from MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Jim Norris (or Jim and Norris)

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

MTBs at sea

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

MTB 746 towing another MTB

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Atkins, ??, Christy

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Atkins and ??

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

L.S.T. at Ostend

(Stern of MTB 746 visible on the left)

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

LST. at Ostend

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

HM MTB 795 in Ostend Harbour

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

MTBs heading out to sea

Photo taken from MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

War damaged Ostend

 

                 

 

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Nunn, Tony and Mac at Tony's place

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Me (Emery Savage), Tony and Atkins at Tony's place

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

The boys at Tony's place

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

The boys at Tony's place

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

The boys at Tony's place

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Quartermaster

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Hard at work"

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

E-boat Pens

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

Dint - back row on the right

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

Dint on far right

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

Me (Emery Savage), George, Mac

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

Me (Emery Savage), McNeil, Dye

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Mac on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew member of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Rosey"

Crew member of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew member of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Goudreau"

Crew member of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

"Phibbs"

Crew member of MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

Crew members of MTB 746 at Newton Abbot Hospital

 

                    

 

2nd photo is Scott Black

 

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

 

Historical note: On 12 Jan 2009 the Newton Abbot Community Hospital open. It replaced the 110 year-old Victorian and Edwardian era Newton Abbot Hospital.

Enroute Home - Arriving at New York

 

     

 

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

Emery Savage on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

McKeage, Atkins, Mac, Newt, Jucli  on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

McKeage, Mac, Kieran  on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

Emery Savage on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

Newt on MTB 746

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

V.E. Day at Yarmouth, NS

Treble

From the collection of Emery Savage

Courtesy of Jessica Santos

 

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