MGB 647

Motor Gunboats (MGB) & Steam Gunboats (SGB)
Peter
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Re: MGB 647

Postby Peter » Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:12 am

Hello MGB 647
I served aboard MGB 647 from June 1944 till she paid off in Malta in July 1945 , and I recall George Woods , affectionately known among the crew as Wee Georgie Woods
More of our history on our website " Pirates of Dalmtia "
Cheers
Peter Bickmore BEM

Peter
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MGB 647 Casualties

Postby Peter » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:05 pm

On reading todays memorial list 10/6/18 I would like to share with you a page from my memoirs re the action where 3 of the crew including 2 Marine Commando's were killed in action . It was after this action that I was drafted to MGB 647 with some apprehension
Page 33 Memoirs.jpg
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Re: MGB 647

Postby Peter » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:46 pm

1 MGB 647 action.jpg
Following on from my draft to MGB 647after the action of June 10th 1944 I share with you a report I have received re the action from Royal Marine Commando sources with interesting details that I was never aware of.
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Re: MGB 647

Postby Peter » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:32 am

Good Morning All
Page2 of Commando report of MGB 647 action on June 10th 1944
Cheers
Peter
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