Allied Warships

Motor Torpedo Boats

Vosper 70 feet-type class

32 ships

Technical information

TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
Displacement32/40 BRT 
Length70 feet 
Complement10/12 men 
Armament

(MTB 20/23 and 29/30)
4 .5"AA (2x2)
2 21" torpedo tubes

MTB 31/40
2 .5"AA (1x2)
4 .303"AA (2x2)
2 21" torpedo tubes

MTB 57/66
See MTB 31/40, but with 1 20mm AA or 4 .303"AA (1x4) additional

MTB 69/70 and 218/221
4.303"AA (1x2, 2x1)
2 21" torpedo tubes

 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesPetrol engines, 2 or 3 shafts (see notes) 
Power900 to 3450 HP (see notes) 
Notes on class

MTB 20/23, 29/30 and 31/34 Petrol engines, 3 shafts, 3450HP, 42 knots

MTB 35/40, 57/66 and 218/221
Petrol engines, 3 shafts, 900HP, 25 knots

MTB 69/70
Petrol engines, 2 shafts, 2300P, 27,5 knots

 


All ships of the Vosper 70 feet-type class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS MTB 20 (MTB 20)
HMS MTB 21 (MTB 21)
HMS MTB 22 (MTB 22)
HMS MTB 23 (MTB 23)
HMS MTB 29 (MTB 29) Lost on 6 Oct 1942
HMS MTB 30 (MTB 30) Lost on 18 Dec 1942
HMS MTB 31 (MTB 31)
HMS MTB 32 (MTB 32)
HMS MTB 33 (MTB 33)
HMS MTB 34 (MTB 34)
HMS MTB 35 (MTB 35)
HMS MTB 36 (MTB 36)
HMS MTB 37 (MTB 37)
HMS MTB 38 (MTB 38)
HMS MTB 39 (MTB 39)
HMS MTB 40 (MTB 40)
HMS MTB 57 (MTB 57)
HMS MTB 58 (MTB 58)
HMS MTB 59 (MTB 59)
HMS MTB 60 (MTB 60)
HMS MTB 61 (MTB 61) Lost on 9 May 1943
HMS MTB 62 (MTB 62)
HMS MTB 63 (MTB 63) Lost on 2 Apr 1943
HMS MTB 64 (MTB 64) Lost on 2 Apr 1943
HMS MTB 65 (MTB 65)
HMS MTB 66 (MTB 66)
HMS MTB 69 (MTB 69)
HMS MTB 70 (MTB 70)
HMS MTB 218 (MTB 218) Lost on 18 Aug 1942
HMS MTB 219 (MTB 219)
HMS MTB 220 (MTB 220) Lost on 13 May 1942
HMS MTB 221 (MTB 221)


32 Motor Torpedo Boats of the Vosper 70 feet-type class. 7 of them were lost.

See all Motor Torpedo Boat classes.


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