Allied Warships

HMS MTB 287 (MTB 287)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 72 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassVosper 72 feet-type 
PennantMTB 287 
Built byHerreshoff Manufacturing Co. (Bristol, Rhode Island, U.S.A.)  
Ordered11 Mar 1941 
Laid down23 Dec 1941 
Launched26 Feb 1943 
Commissioned18 Mar 1943 
Lost24 Nov 1944 

Wrecked off Levrera Island, Croatia on 24 November 1944


Commands listed for HMS MTB 287 (MTB 287)

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1T/Lt. James Donald Lancaster, RNVR19 Jun 1943

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