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by JamesDargie
Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Red list
Replies: 2
Views: 1373

Re: Red list

Thanks for that I'd wrongly assumed they were lists of boats participating in actions, so glad I've been set right on that one.
by JamesDargie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:53 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: The Broad Fourteens — Vosper MTBs on Film
Replies: 1
Views: 1476

Re: The Broad Fourteens — Vosper MTBs on Film

Now I wonder - could Geoffrey M Hudson, Honorary Historian, Coastal Forces Veterans Association (CFVA) be the author of a now very faded photocopy of a handwritten document dated 31.7.87 and initialled GMH relating to the 13th MTB Flotilla? I would love a copy of this document that is still readable...
by JamesDargie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats
Replies: 25
Views: 9946

Re: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats

I also have in my possession a short history of the 13th Flotilla written in 1989 by S/Lt. J. E. Lake second in command on MTB 205; but at the moment it is just typed on paper. I also have a very faded and difficult to interpret photocopied list of boats in the Flotilla and there whereabouts on vari...
by JamesDargie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:21 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats
Replies: 25
Views: 9946

Re: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats

also in Scott's book see pages 208-211 - Last week of Cap d'Antifer - details some actions of the 13th.
by JamesDargie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:06 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Red list
Replies: 2
Views: 1373

Red list

Hello,

Can anyone tell me what a "Red list" was?

Thanks
by JamesDargie
Tue Jul 03, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats
Replies: 25
Views: 9946

Re: Pennant No 201–212 72ft White Built Boats

205 (and probably some of the others) are pictured at a distance in a black and white print entitled: "H.M.S. HORNET -THE ASSEMBLY FOR THE INVASION OF NORMANDY" in Peter Scott's 'The battle of the Narrow Seas: A history of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939 to-1945. I think ...

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