Allied Warships

HMS MTB 70 (MTB 70)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 70 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassVosper 70 feet-type 
PennantMTB 70 
Built byVosper (Portsmouth, England, U.K.) 
OrderedApr 1940 
Laid down 
Commissioned4 Jun 1940 
End service 

Building for the Royal Hellenic Navy as T 4, Taken over by the Royal Navy in April 1940
Reclassified as target towing vessel CT 19 in 1943


Commands listed for HMS MTB 70 (MTB 70)

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1J B King-Church, RN4 Jun 194023 Apr 1941
2M J A Keyworth, RN23 Apr 19413 Dec 1941
3M A Pryor, RNVR3 Dec 194110 Dec 1942
4J H Saunders, RNVR10 Dec 194219 Jul 1943
5P G Allan, RNVR19 Jul 194317 Jan 1944
6E H G Hughes, RNVR17 Jan 1944Jan 45 ?

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