Allied Warships


Motor Torpedo Boat of the BPB 60 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassBPB 60 feet-type 
PennantMTB 9 
Built byBritish Power Boat (Hythe, England, U.K.) 
Ordered7 Dec 1936 
Laid down 
Commissioned8 Oct 1937 
Lost26 Dec 1941 

Scuttled at Hong Kong on 26 December 1941 to prevent capture by the Japanese


Commands listed for HMS MTB 9 (MTB 9)

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1Lt. John Arundell Holdsworth, RN12 Aug 19381939 ?
2A/S.Lt. Kenneth Albert Watson, HKRNVR1939 ?1940 ?
3S.Lt. Alexander Kennedy, RNVR1940 ?26 Dec 1941

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