Allied Warships

HMS MTB 26 (MTB 26)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Thornycroft 55 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassThornycroft 55 feet-type 
PennantMTB 26 
Built byThornycroft (Hampton-on-Thames, England, U.K.) 
Ordered15 Aug 1938 
Laid down 
Launched 
Commissioned4 Sep 1939 
End service 
History

Built for the Chinese Navy, requisitioned by the Royal Navy on 15 August 1938
Sunk by gunfire from Japanese landing craft at Hong Kong on 19 December 1941

 

Commands listed for HMS MTB 26 (MTB 26)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Michael John de Courcy Carey, RN4 Sep 19391941 ?
2A/Lt. Donald William Wagstaff, HKRNVR1941 ?19 Dec 1941 (+)

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