British Motor torpedo boat
|Type:||Motor torpedo boat (BPB 60 feet)|
|Completed||1942 - Canadian Power Boat, Montreal|
|Date of attack||2 Aug 1942||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Damaged by U-66 (Friedrich Markworth)|
|Position||14° 01'N, 61° 01'W - Grid ED 6913|
|Complement||? men (0 dead and ? survivors).|
|History||Completed in May 1942 |
|Notes on event|
Between 00.48 and 01.09 hours on 20 July 1942 U-66 laid six TMB mines at the entrance to the harbor of Port Castries, St. Lucia. On 29 July a US Coast Guard patrol boat was damaged by a mine detonation and on 2 August HMS MTB-339 and HMS MTB-342 were also slightly damaged by a nearby mine detonation.
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