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by smith190
Thu Aug 11, 2022 5:35 pm
Forum: Books & Magazines
Topic: Our Lady of the Pirates by Kenneth Horlock - HM MTB 651
Replies: 10
Views: 20120

Re: Our Lady of the Pirates by Kenneth Horlock - HM MTB 651

Hi, I have a copy of this book and I recently visited Vis and laid a wreath on the CFVA Plaque in Komiza, which overlooks the Church that the book is based on. you are allowed to copy 5% or a chapter, so if you have a specific interest, let me know. My Dad was on 651 and often visited Ken and his wife
by smith190
Mon Aug 01, 2022 9:53 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 243
Replies: 12
Views: 25533

Re: MTB 243

My father Albert Baden Everitt JX389616 Torpedoman 1st. Class. His first MTB was 297 from 9th.Jun until 25th. Aug 1943. Then 29th Aug 1943 until 7th. Nov 1943. MTB243 26th. Nov 1943 until 3rd. Dec 1943. the night of Bari raid. He was aboard that night because. He was denied shore leave for dissent....
by smith190
Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 651
Replies: 0
Views: 2913

MTB 651

by smith190
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 670
Replies: 106
Views: 150593

Re: MTB 670

Hi Simon

My Dad Peter Smith served on MTB 651 from mid 1944 until Nov 1944, so I might have some photos?
by smith190
Thu Mar 11, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: 28th MTB Flotilla
Replies: 20
Views: 22459

Re: 28th MTB Flotilla

Hi Matt

Thanks for posting some of your Grandad's story from MTB405. My Father was on MTB 406 and they served in the same flotilla. I am also researching my Dad's story, if I come across anything relating to 405 I will tag you. Regards Simon
by smith190
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Re: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hi Alan

Thanks for responding, I have a number of photos from when my Dad served on MTB 651 and would be happy to send you some photos,.might also have a photo of your Grandad as there are no names on my Dads photos.

Kind regards

Simon
by smith190
Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Re: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hi Steve

Thanks for your reply. I am going on the 13th Jan and sorry I won't see you then.

Hopefully, we can catch up on a future meeting?

Belated Happy New Year to you too

Simon
by smith190
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Re: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hello Peter and Stephen Sorry for the belated reply. Thank you for your post on the 14th and 20th November. Yes I went with my Dad to Vis in 1996 along with Fred Nellthorpe and Ken Gadsden and we did meet. It was a super trip and would very interested to hear if your daughter is thinking of doing an...
by smith190
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Re: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hi David

I'll come to your event on the 13th January on HMS Belfast then if that is ok?

With best wishes

Simon
by smith190
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Re: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hi David and Steve Thanks ever so much for your prompt replies and am glad tha there are still active members of the CFVA. I will see the logistics about coming to London on Saturday as would be wonderful to meet up with some of my Dad's ex comrades.What time is the meeting starting? I have a copy o...
by smith190
Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406
Replies: 13
Views: 49007

Research on MTB 651, 84 and 406

Hi Thanks for allowing me onto your forum. My name is Simon Smith and Father Peter served on the above ships and was an active member of CFV until his death 12 years ago. I am trying to do some research for the family and have some information but would welcome any pointers to piece together what he...

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