I have his Service record with his bases and dates, but that is all. He spoke often about the 3 Muskateers and was able to visit his Skipper T Ladner in Vancouver shortly before his Skipper passed away.Do you have your father's service record details at all? 663 was actually an MGB forming part of the 56th MGB/MTB Flotilla in the Mediterranean, under the command of a Canadian, Lt T E Ladner, who was part of a famous trio of Canadians along with Lt Cdr J D Maitland as Senior Officer of the flotilla, and Lt C Burke who were collectively known as the Three Musketeers. MGB 663 wasn't completed until March 1943, and was lost to a mine in the Adriatic in October 1944. There were raiding forces operating in the Mediterranean and either carried by Coastal Forces units, or escorted by them as part of joint attacks, and another correspondent forwarded a set of photographs recently including one of a Combined Operations badge which I will send you a link for.
The East Coast units working out of Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth carried clandestine elements across the North Sea at times, but the main activity in Home Waters was centred around units based in the Helford River in Cornwall for operations to France, so any clarification on any other boats served on, or bases would be helpful.
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