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by Warrior-researcher
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 77
Replies: 6
Views: 2187

Re: MTB 77

Hi Michael Thanks for posting about your Father. The Commanding Officer you mention was Temp Lt John Brian Sturgeon DSC RNVR (known as Brian). He was CO of MTB 77 when on the night of 15/16 March 1943 it attacked some merchantman of Marittimo near Sicily; after successfully sinking one merchant ship...
by Warrior-researcher
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 77
Replies: 6
Views: 2187

Re: MTB 77

Steve

This is brilliant - thank you. I'll getting touch with the NMM and see if I can get the original. Or, I feel a visit to London may be forthcoming.

Your time and effort in finding this for me is very much appreciated.

W-R
by Warrior-researcher
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 77
Replies: 6
Views: 2187

Re: MTB 77

Dear Sir/Madam (Admin) Thank you for taking the time to look through these investigative areas for me. I've already spent many hours in the Naval Historical Branch looking through their archives as well as looking through the many books on MTBs, but have not yet been through the collection at IWM .....
by Warrior-researcher
Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 77
Replies: 6
Views: 2187

MTB 77

Dear Fellows I am currently researching a biography of Lieutenant Richard Guy Ormonde Hudson DSC RNVR, who served in MTBs 62, 65 and 77. He went on to pioneer the Surface Force Direction Officer tactics used to protect the flanks of D-Day, working alongside a number of other distinguished MTB and MG...

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