Allied Warships

HMS MGB 640 (MGB 640)

Motor Gun Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Gun Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMGB 640 
ModMotor Gun Boat 
Built byWallasea Bay Yacht Station (Rochford, England, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1941 
Laid down 
Commissioned1 Nov 1942 
Lost27 Jun 1944 

Reclassified as Motor Torpedo Boat MTB 640 in 1943
Mined and sunk off Vada, Italy on 27 June 1944


Commands listed for HMS MGB 640 (MGB 640)

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1F W Carr, RNVR23 Sep 194223 Nov 1942
2Lt. Philip Francis Stewart Gould, DSC, RN23 Nov 1942Apr 1943
3C M MacLachlan, RCNVRApr 194327 Jun 1944

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