Allied Warships

HMS MTB 24 (MTB 24)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Thornycroft 73 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassThornycroft 73 feet-type 
PennantMTB 24 
Built byThornycroft (Hampton-on-Thames, England, U.K.) 
Ordered15 Aug 1938 
Laid down 
Commissioned19 Dec 1939 
End service 

Sold in October 1945


Commands listed for HMS MTB 24 (MTB 24)

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1Lt. Reay Parkinson, RN1940 ?mid 1941

2T/Lt. Kenneth Mervyn Horlock, RNVR9 Apr 194211 Aug 1942
3T/S.Lt. Victor Frank William Clarkson, RNVR11 Aug 1942late 1943

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Notable events involving MTB 24 include:

MTB 24 is now lying in Bembridge harbour, Isle of Wight. Having been used as a house boat but sadly is in a very poor state of repair. (1)


  1. Personal communication

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