Allied Warships

HMS MTB 216 (MTB 216)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Thornycroft 55 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassThornycroft 55 feet-type 
PennantMTB 216 
Built byThornycroft (Hampton-on-Thames, England, U.K.) 
Ordered7 Jun 1940 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned3 Jan 1941 
Lost23 May 1941 
History

Was being built for the Philippine Navy, requisitioned by the Royal Navy on 7 June 1940
Bombed and sunk by German aircraft at Suda Bay, Crete, Greece on 23 May 1941

 

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