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by Kieron
Wed Dec 23, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Personnel
Topic: Anyone recognise these CFVA members?
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Anyone recognise these CFVA members?

Hi Folks, I wondered if anyone could help me identify the three gentlemen on the right of this photograph? From left to right to first two are Donald Campbell, CFVA 869 (MTBs 388 and 5009) and my father George Heard, CFVA 1212 (MTBs 723 and 5009). Does anyone recognise the others, please? I would al...
by Kieron
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 5009 crew photos
Replies: 2
Views: 870

Re: MTB 5009 crew photos

Thanks Admin, much appreciated. Interesting to see MTB 5009 in camouflage, as the photo that I have shows a plain grey paint job. I have a photo of MTB 723, also in camouflage, and the pattern is very similar. I assume it was done to a set design. My father told me that it was for boats operating in...
by Kieron
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Motor Torpedo Boats
Topic: MTB 5009 crew photos
Replies: 2
Views: 870

MTB 5009 crew photos

My late father George Heard (CFVA member 1212) was a stoker on MTB 723 and MTB 5009. While researching for an account of his wartime service, I came across these photographs. In the whole crew photo, Dad is in the second row from the rear, behind the CO (Samuel Stewart, I believe). In the other phot...

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