Allied Warships

Motor Gun Boats

All Motor Gun Boat classes

The list is divided by navy, then ordered by commissioned date of each class (oldest first).


Royal Navy

 Higgins 70 feet-type (12)1940 - 1941
 VTB-11 (former French) (2)1940 - 1940
 Fairmile C (24)1941 - 1941
 Elco 70 feet-type (12)1941 - 1941
 BPB 72 feet-type (34)1942 - 1943
 Camper&Nicholson-type (4)1942 - 1945
 Higgins 82 feet-type (15)1944 - 1944

7 ship classes.

Please note that we list the classes by navies that initiated/owned the class. Often vessels of certain classes were then built for other nations (or lent), those ships are not visible here but only through the navies pages or by looking into each class.

War losses: Motor Gun Boats



Royal NavyMar 1941HMS MGB 98 (MGB 98)VTB-11 (former French) 
Royal Navy16 Jul 1941HMS MGB 90 (ii) (MGB 90)Elco 70 feet-type 
Royal Navy16 Jul 1941HMS MGB 92 (ii) (MGB 92)Elco 70 feet-type 


Royal Navy28 Mar 1942HMS MGB 314 (MGB 314)Fairmile C 
Royal Navy21 Jul 1942HMS MGB 328 (MGB 328)Fairmile C 
Royal Navy27 Jul 1942HMS MGB 501 (MGB 501)Camper&Nicholson-type 
Royal Navy10 Sep 1942HMS MGB 335 (MGB 335)Fairmile C 
Royal Navy3 Oct 1942HMS MGB 78 (MGB 78)BPB 72 feet-type 
Royal Navy6 Oct 1942HMS MGB 76 (MGB 76)BPB 72 feet-type 


Royal Navy7 Feb 1943HMS MGB 109 (MGB 109)BPB 72 feet-type 
Royal Navy28 Feb 1943HMS MGB 79 (MGB 79)BPB 72 feet-type 
Royal Navy29 May 1943HMS MGB 110 (MGB 110)BPB 72 feet-type 


Royal Navy27 Jun 1944HMS MGB 326 (MGB 326)Fairmile C 
Royal Navy9 Jul 1944HMS MGB 115 (MGB 115)BPB 72 feet-type 
Royal Navy16 Aug 1944HMS MGB 313 (MGB 313)Fairmile C 


Royal NavyApr 1945HMS MGB 99 (MGB 99)VTB-11 (former French) 

16 Motor Gun Boats lost. See all Allied Warship losses.

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