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by Conundrum
Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944
Replies: 13
Views: 7851

Re: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944

Thank you.
by Conundrum
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:50 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 256 JS White
Replies: 1
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MTB 256 JS White

MTB 256 was built by JS White in Cowes to a 'modified Vosper' design.

What was the specification for MTB 256 and her sisters. How were they different from the Vosper boats?

What was the record for MTB 256?
by Conundrum
Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:43 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944
Replies: 13
Views: 7851

Re: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944

Thank you Sallytrim.

I've never tried this sort of thing before. Could anyone explain how I would go about trying to obtain the action report or the signal referred to?
by Conundrum
Tue Dec 31, 2013 6:07 pm
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944
Replies: 13
Views: 7851

Re: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944

Thank you, Pioneer. With the help of the Daily Telegraph, it appears that I was looking for information on the wrong date. I should have asked about the night of 26 July. I now know that the MTB was under the command of Lt Christopher Mounsey, who was killed early on in an action in the channel. I d...
by Conundrum
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Actions & Operations
Topic: MTB 256 action 26 July 1944
Replies: 13
Views: 7851

MTB 256 action 26 July 1944

Can anyone help by providing details of the action on the night(?) of 5 July 1944 involving MTB 256? In particular, what part did Sub Lt J A Peters RNVR play? Which other boats were involved, where they all from Newhaven, who was the S.O for that action, etc? Was Sub Lt Peters assigned to a particul...

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