Allied Warships

HMS MGB 639 (MGB 639)

Motor Gun Boat of the Fairmile D class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Gun Boat
ClassFairmile D 
PennantMGB 639 
Built byBrooke Marine Ltd. (Oulton Broad, England, U.K.) 
Ordered27 Apr 1941 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned9 Mar 1943 
Lost28 Apr 1943 
History

Reclassified as Motor Torpedo Boat MTB 639 in 1943
Sunk by gunfire from the Italian torpedo boat Sagittario off Pantelleria on 28 April 1943

 

Commands listed for HMS MGB 639 (MGB 639)

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CommanderFromTo
1T/Lt. George Lambert Russell, RNVR20 Oct 1942Apr 1943
2Lt. Philip Francis Stewart Gould, DSC, RNApr 194328 Apr 1943 (+)

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