Allied Warships

Motor Anti-Submarine Boats

BPB 70 feet-type (ex: French) class

18 ships

Technical information

TypeMotor Anti-Submarine Boat
Displacement28 BRT 
Length70 feet 
Complement12 men 
Armament

1 20mm AA or 4 .303" AA (1x4)
4 .303" AA (2x2)

 
Max speed40 knots
EnginesPetrol engines, 3 shafts 
Power3300 BHP 
Notes on class

Details as above is as MGB's.

These ships were building in Britain for France as MTB's, after the French surrender they were requisitioned by the Royal Navy and completed as MA/SB's (MA/SB 50 to 62, these were later re-armed as MGB's) and MGB's (MGB 63-67).

 


All ships of the BPB 70 feet-type (ex: French) class


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS MA/SB 51 (MA/SB 51)
HMS MA/SB 52 (MA/SB 52)
HMS MA/SB 53 (MA/SB 53)
HMS MA/SB 54 (MA/SB 54)
HMS MA/SB 55 (MA/SB 55)
HMS MA/SB 56 (MA/SB 56)
HMS MA/SB 57 (MA/SB 57)
HMS MA/SB 58 (MA/SB 58)
HMS MA/SB 59 (MA/SB 59)
HMS MA/SB 60 (MA/SB 60)
HMS MA/SB 61 (MA/SB 61)
HMS MA/SB 62 (MA/SB 62) Lost on 9 Aug 1941
HMS MGB 64 (MGB 64) Lost on 8 Aug 1943
HMS MGB 65 (MGB 65)
HMS MGB 66 (MGB 66)
HMS MGB 67 (MGB 67)

Motor Anti-Submarine Boat


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS MA/SB 50 (MA/SB 50)

Motor Gun Boat


Royal Navy (more on Royal Navy)

HMS MGB 63 (MGB 63)


18 Motor Anti-Submarine Boats of the BPB 70 feet-type (ex: French) class. 2 of them were lost.

See all Motor Anti-Submarine Boat classes.


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