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by Dougers
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 638
Replies: 47
Views: 59910

Re: MTB 638

Hi Peter

Here they are ...
by Dougers
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:06 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 638
Replies: 47
Views: 59910

Re: MTB 638

Hi Peter Thanks for the response. I have attached a copy of his service dates with MTB 649 - I am sure you will know if you operated together. I remember him telling me that they would lie up during the day under camouflage nets and go out at night on patrol when he was based on the island of Vis. H...
by Dougers
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 638
Replies: 47
Views: 59910

Re: MTB 638

my name is edwin pedley i was able seaman st 565700 and served on MTB 649 does anyone out there know of any other surviving crew members that i could get in touch with many thanks edwin pedley Hi Edwin My late father Ian Austin served on MTB 649. RNVR 69083 was his number and he told us he operated...
by Dougers
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 34
Views: 41041

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

Hi I am wondering if anyone has any knowledge of which boat my late father served on. His name is Ian Austin and came from Johannesburg, South Africa. He told us he served on the MTB’s in the Adriatic and then went across to Genoa towards the end of the war. He mentioned they were stationed at Vis a...
by Dougers
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:31 am
Forum: Personnel
Topic: Ian Austin – 24th MTB Flotilla
Replies: 3
Views: 9970

Ian Austin – 24th MTB Flotilla

Hi All, I am new to the forum and would like to know if anyone recognises the person in the picture? My brother seems to think it is my late father who we understand served in the 24th MTB Flotilla in the Eastern Mediterranean. His name was Ian Austin from Johannesburg in South Africa and we know he...

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