HMS MA/SB 6 (MA/SB 6)
Motor Anti-Submarine Boat of the BPB 70 feet-type class
|Navy||The Royal Navy|
|Type||Motor Anti-Submarine Boat|
|Class||BPB 70 feet-type|
|Mod||Motor Anti-Submarine Boat|
|Built by||British Power Boat (Hythe, England, U.K.)|
|Ordered||15 Aug 1938|
|Commissioned||21 Dec 1939|
Reclassified MGB 6 in January 1941Became a target towing vessel in 1942Sold in October 1945
Commands listed for HMS MA/SB 6 (MA/SB 6)
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|1||N A Brittain, RNVR||5 Oct 1939||2 Feb 1940|
|2||Lt. Home Ronald Archibald Kidston, RN||2 Feb 1940||15 May 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. (retired) William Gordon Everitt, RN||15 May 1940||14 Jun 1940|
|4||Lt. Home Ronald Archibald Kidston, RN||14 Jun 1940||ca. Sep 40|
|5||S.Lt. Michael John Godden, RN||7 Jan 1941||ca. mid 41|
|6||S.Lt. Ronald Mansfield Barge, RNVR||16 Mar 1942||24 Aug 1942|
|7||J Winthorpe-Young, RNVR||24 Aug 1942||28 Aug 1942|
|8||M O F Forsyth-Grant, RNVR||28 Aug 1942||1 Apr 1943|
|9||R E Duder, RNZNVR||1 Apr 1943||29 May 1943|
|10||J Gaywood Lewis, RNVR||29 May 1943||8 Nov 1943|
|11||P F Mundy, RNVR||8 Nov 1943||early 1944|
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Notable events involving MA/SB 6 include:
3 Dec 1940
HMS H 50 (Lt. M. Willmott, RN) conducted A/S exercises off Holyhead with MA/SB 6. Upon completion of these exercises HMS H 50 conducted independent exercises before returning to Holyhead. (1)
- ADM 173/16335
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.