Allied Warships

HMS MTB 530 (MTB 530)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 73 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassVosper 73 feet-type 
PennantMTB 530 
Built byVosper (Portchester, England, U.K.) 
Ordered2 Dec 1943 
Laid down 
Commissioned9 Aug 1946 
Lost28 Mar 1952 

Lost in a collision off Hook of Holland, Netherlands on 28 March 1952


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Notable events involving MTB 530 include:

28 Mar 1950
During a NATO exercise 30 miles off the Hook of Holland, MTB 530 was accidentally rammed by MTB 532 and sunk, the exercise was being carried out by 4 of the smaller MTBs and 4 of the newer, larger Gay class MTBs (1)


  1. Personal communication

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