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by wyamdp
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
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Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

MTB 634 crew with AB William Macdonald identified by the blue dot.
Regards.
Macdonald family

crew-of-mtb-634-ab-william-macdonald.jpg
by wyamdp
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

Hello all, there was some dubiety over the background to the colourised picture of the gentlemen wearing the Kriegsmarine uniforms. Reading Sir Walter Blount's account of the Tagliamento surrender, I think this has been solved. (He was the CO of MTB 634.) 634 crew were the culprits! Please see the a...
by wyamdp
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

My son colourised the b&w photo of the 634 crew in captured apparel as a Xmas gift. It brings the whole scene incredibly up to date.
Regards, Angus
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634 crew
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by wyamdp
Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:33 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

Find below the scanned photograph of the 634 crew. I'm afraid the definition isn't perfect but is an improvement on the prevous post.

Regards, Angus
by wyamdp
Wed Aug 05, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

And that attachment....
by wyamdp
Wed Aug 05, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

All - I did indeed notice the 10 crewmen wearing German apparel but giving the general joviality (cigars on show!) and the inquisitive bystanders, I assumed the photo was taken after reaching port after a successful engagement - as with the Royal Ensign in the background. My father did state the pho...
by wyamdp
Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:06 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667
Replies: 21
Views: 25769

Re: MTBs 634, 637, 638 and 667

All - My father AB William Macdonald C/JX278299 served on MTB 634 in the Adriatic campaign. The picture below was taken in Malta sometime in 1944 of the 634 crew with some captured E boat trophies. This event could be linked to a previous thread where a picture shows MTB 634 taking the capture of an...

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