Allied Warships

HMS MTB 314 (MTB 314)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the ELCO 77' class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassELCO 77' 
PennantMTB 314 
Built byElectric Launch Company Ltd. (Elco), (Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered10 Apr 1941 
Laid down15 Jul 1941 
Launched25 Sep 1941 
Commissioned28 Feb 1942 
Lost14 Sep 1942 

Ran aground off Tobruk, Libya on 14 September 1942
Salved by the Germans and became RA 10
Bombed and sunk by RAF aircraft off La Goulette, Tunisia on 30 April 1943


Commands listed for HMS MTB 314 (MTB 314)

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Harwin Woodthorpe Sheldrick, RNVR14 Sep 1942

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