HMS MTB 72 (MTB 72)
Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 60 feet-type class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Motor Torpedo Boat|
|Class||Vosper 60 feet-type|
|Built by||Vosper (Portsmouth, England, U.K.)|
|Commissioned||6 Jul 1940|
Building for the Royal Norwegian Navy as No. 8, Taken over by the Royal Navy in May 1940
Commands listed for HMS MTB 72 (MTB 72)
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|1||T/Lt. William Bruce Thornton Bate, RNVR||5 Jul 1940||24 Sep 1941|
|2||T/Lt. David George Tate, RNVR||24 Sep 1941||26 Jan 1942|
|3||T/S.Lt. Norman Steel Gardner, RNVR||26 Jan 1942||1 Oct 1942|
|4||G R Price, RNVR||1 Oct 1942||19 Apr 1943|
|5||K E Harris, RNVR||19 Apr 1943||mid 1943|
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Notable events involving MTB 72 include:
Used during 1943 for trials of the Blacker Bombard 29mm spigot mortar (1)
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