Allied Warships

HMS MTB 288 (MTB 288)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 72 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassVosper 72 feet-type 
PennantMTB 288 
Built byHerreshoff Manufacturing Co. (Bristol, Rhode Island, U.S.A.)  
Ordered11 Mar 1941 
Laid down24 Dec 1941 
Launched9 Mar 1943 
Commissioned18 Mar 1943 
Lost22 Jul 1943 

Bombed and sunk by German aircraft off Augusta, Sicily, Italy on 22 July 1943


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